Performance problem since updating from 6.0-RELEASE to 6.0-STABLE
pldrouin at pldrouin.net
Sun Nov 13 09:40:57 PST 2005
I wanted also to add that my mouse pointer hangs on X since the upgrade.
So the computer behaves as if it was under heavy load even if the CPU
usage is almost 0%
Pierre-Luc Drouin wrote:
> Last friday I did a cvsup
> src/buildworld/buildkernel/installkernel/installworld/mergemaster on
> my laptop from 6.0-RELEASE to 6.0-STABLE and since the performance of
> my laptop (Dell Precision M70 with a Pentium M 2GHz) is not good. It
> behaves like if the bus was saturated. I noticed that sound skips when
> I play a mp3 with xmms and it also skips when I play dvds (with
> mplayer, ogle or vlc). I have tried to recompile a kernel with apic
> disabled since I had some performance issues with this enabled before
> 6.0-stable, but it didn't fix anything. Does somebody have an idea of
> what change in the FreeBSD sources could be causing this?
> Pierre-Luc Drouin
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