[nSLUG] Load spikes, X bogs down. Why? Fix?
montestevens at eastlink.ca
Thu Apr 7 07:04:12 ADT 2016
mspencer at tallships.ca (Mike Spencer) writes:
> The problem is that, on a new setup, the system bogs down so badly
> under some conditions (appareently during HD access) that the X cursor
> takes seconds to respond and X window manipulations take even longer.
> Is there some difference in how a SATA drive versus an IDE drive is
> managed that's causing this? Or might there be some similar overhead
> because of the SATA->IDE emulation?
> Or any other suggestion/explanation about this?
Explore your BIOS for hard drive settings. Adjust and test.
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