Odd performance problem (hitching)
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Thu Sep 8 16:36:58 PDT 2005
On Friday 09 September 2005 02:55, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > I had a similar problem with XFCE4's battery/temp monitor applet. I
> > think my freeze was about every 6-10seconds.
> I've also had a problem with gnome's battery monitor producing long
> "hitches" every several seconds.
Hmm.. with the KDE monitor disabled it appears to be happening every 30
It's odd because the KDE monitor is set for every 5 seconds..
I note that if I do 'acpiconf -i 1' it will hitch, but if I do it again soon
afterwards it won't. I don't have a second battery - perhaps the hitching in
that case was related to looking for it, and the ACPI stuff was caching (for
a short period) the no-battery information.
Now to find the source of the 30 second hitches :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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