[compiz] Compiz slow when playing some videos?

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Tue Feb 13 10:37:09 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 21:50 +0100, Bellegarde Cedric wrote: 
> Currently, compiz really deal well with most videos...
> But some videos make compiz slow...
> ex:
> ftp://ftp.developpez.tv/tv/linux/2007/solutionslinux/Keynote2.ogg
> Play it, try to move the window, you will have artefact...
> Let the video play, launch firefox/konqueror, move the window, it will not be 
> smooth :( With some others videos, no problem.

Maybe it's the decoding that uses a lot of resources and makes your
whole system slow. Which process is using most CPU? The X server or the
media player?

There shouldn't be any artifacts. Are you actually seeing drawing
artifacts or is it just slow?

- David

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