[PATCH] mieq: Provide better adaptability and diagnostics during mieq overflow

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Sat Oct 15 23:31:35 PDT 2011

Yes.  This patch was motivated by some server bugs I read through in bugzilla today.  Apparently some DRI drivers can hog the CPU for a while, delaying processing.  In one of the reports, a user reported that setting the queue size to 4096 actually solved the issue for them.

On Oct 15, 2011, at 11:23 PM, Keith Packard wrote:

> On Sat, 15 Oct 2011 23:09:30 -0700, Jeremy Huddleston <jeremyhu at apple.com> wrote:
>> This patch changes from a static length event queue (512) to one that starts
>> at 128 and grows to 4096 as it overflows, logging each time it grows.
> Are there cases where the X server can legitimately pend more than 512
> events?
> -- 
> keith.packard at intel.com
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