Kernel scheduling algorithm and X.Org performance

Felix Schulte felix.schulte at
Wed Aug 31 15:18:32 PDT 2005

On 9/1/05, Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:
> 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.
Or open 256 tabs with 256 animating GIF images - *all* animations are
running even if the tab is hidden :-( Firefox rapes X in very
unpleasant ways :-(
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