[nSLUG] Load spikes, X bogs down. Why? Fix?

Monte Stevens 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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