Kernel scheduling algorithm and X.Org performance

Alan Cox alan at
Wed Aug 31 15:38:55 PDT 2005

On Mer, 2005-08-31 at 22:56 +0200, Felix Schulte wrote:
> This may still be not sufficient. Think about Firefox which renders
> *everything* into a offscreen surface first (even hidden tab content)
> and then copies it into the window.

Firefox does many unpleasant things. Try the maximal sized plain gif
test on it some time (a maximal size plain gif is very small, unless the
app makes the mistake of expanding it carelessly)  Better yet do it with
a set of 256 pages linked to each other and click through the links.


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