Bug 437598 - Metacity really slow when run as a compositing manager
Summary: Metacity really slow when run as a compositing manager
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-15 03:00 UTC by Jonathan Blandford
Modified: 2018-04-11 09:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:34:31 UTC
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Description Jonathan Blandford 2008-03-15 03:00:14 UTC
When I run metacity as a compositing manager, mapping any large window seems to
take an inordinate amount of time.  Switching desktops is very very slow when
there are a number of windows.

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-18 15:32:19 UTC
Well, I guess we can use /var/log/Xorg.0.log, but otherwise I have no clue.

Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2008-03-18 15:52:53 UTC
Not compiz -- metacity.  Ajax said it was a server bug, too.

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-18 16:20:16 UTC
OK, I am apparently clueless ("metacity as a compositing manager"?), so just
passing to ajax.

Comment 4 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-18 21:29:24 UTC
When I finally learned what is this all about, I tried it on my office computer
(/var/log/Xorg.0.log is in the attachment 298406 [details]) and it didn't seem to be crazy
slow (not much slower than compiz which briefly used to work on my computer as
well), but what was more interesting was that whole window was like blinking
every couple of minutes, as if everything crashed and was immediately (and very
fast) restarted again.

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:04:32 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 17:34:31 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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