gnome2/x11 slow after optimization!

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Aug 21 18:03:29 UTC 2008

Rohit Tripathi wrote:
> I have a core2duo laptop on which out of curiosity I decided to
> recompile x11 and gnome2. After a few hours when it was ready, I found
> gnome crawling painfully slow. I'd click a menu and it'll take 2
> seconds to appear, I try running terminal, and it take 10 seconds to
> come up, try typing and keyboard lags by 5-6 seconds.....what I find
> is really cool is that the ports installed by FreeBSD release are
> waaaay's my make.conf: (do you see a culprit?)

> ARCH=core2 #nocona
> MACHINE=core2 #nocona
> MACHINE_ARCH=core2 #nocona
> CFLAGS= -O3 -pipe -mtune=core2 -m128bit-long-double -mfpmath=sse
> -ftree-vectorize
 > CXXFLAGS+= -fconserve-space
 > COPTFLAGS       =       -O -pipe -mtune=core2 -m128bit-long-double 

Revert all this rampant craziness, you broke something.


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