Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1014588
workspace switching with cinnamon 1.9.2 is laggy
Last modified: 2015-02-17 12:27:56 EST
Description of problem:
When trying to switch workspaces with any of the ctrl-shift-arrow keys, the workspace switcher applet or the Expo applet it takes many seconds for the switch to effect.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to above packages
2. Use any of ctrl-alt-arrows, workspace switcher applet or Expo to switch workspaces
3. Observe latency
Many seconds to switch
Should switch immediately
What video hardware are you using?
It works immediately here with nvidia hardware.
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT216GLM [Quadro FX 880M] (rev a2)
Also, using nouveau driver, not the nvidia proprietary blob.
This appears to have been a pulseaudio daemon that was hung up. After killing it (had to use -KILL as -TERM and -HUP wouldn't kill it) and another was automatically restarted, workspace switching seems to have become responsive again.
So, my newly restarted pulseaudio has now just again hung up and is causing this delay again. Time to open a pulseaudio ticket I guess.
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