Low/Jerky performance in FreeBSD 7

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Mon May 19 20:52:57 UTC 2008

> windows does under heavier loads. The mouse starts to be jerky when 
> compiling, window updates/redraws are slow and bump the CPU usage up to 100%.

it is especially like that when you have heavy disk I/O, with lots of 

> beginning. However, I later noticed the same happens even when X has not been 
> started. For instance, I start a kernel compile and the console mouse becomes 
> jumpy. All these have never happened before with FreeBSD on this box. It has 
> enough memory (1.5G) and relatively fast CPU (2.5GHz). I started to think

that's why i keep 6.3 everywhere.

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