[rescue] Sun ultra 5 questions

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:25 CST 2003

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 09:39:40PM -0500, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> For example, using the xmms player on Window Manger on my machine or
> Mozilla is nearly impossible.
> Both cause X to hit 100% cpu just moving another window over them in
> opaque move mode.
> There are little wierdnesses in X that some combinations of
> applications, WMs, and GUIs can cause that aren't all worked out yet.

I think a lot of the weirdness is that the XFree drivers are pretty
bad on some chips, on other chips they are better.

The rest of it is due to naive programming on the part of the
program's author; some folks are just not familiar enough with certain
X calls and screw up.


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