Kernel scheduling algorithm and X.Org performance

Alan Cox alan at
Wed Aug 31 14:13:54 PDT 2005

On Mer, 2005-08-31 at 10:49 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> to those that have wandered off for lunch.   (Especially DPMS - after
> all, who cares how fast you're drawing to a powered off monitor?)

More to the point *why* are you drawing to a powered off monitor at all
in most cases. Drop a full sized window over the top of all the others
when DPMS comes on, remove it when it comes off. Thats essentially what
the screensavers are handling already.


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