VERY slow scrolling on radeon graphics card: debugging a timing issue?

Michel Dänzer michel at
Wed Dec 22 23:25:17 PST 2010

On Mit, 2010-12-22 at 05:55 -0500, Mark Hounschell wrote: 
> I also see this very problem on several machines I have with radeon video.
> For me the worst part is using vi in a konsole. Moving the cursor around
> is so slow that I just can't use these machines directly and have to ssh
> into them from another machine just to work on them.

That's not the same problem as the one described by Michael, which is
about the console on virtual terminals different from X.

For your problem, try choosing a different font (a fontconfig one
instead of a legacy X one) in konsole.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |      
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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