Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 804631
continuous scrolling in one window make other unusable
Last modified: 2013-08-01 13:48:16 EDT
Description of problem:
My workspace consist of two gnome-terminal window. One with multiple tabs as main working space and second window displaying colorized log files. Basically, second window runs "tail /var/log/various,files | ccze -A".
When there is a lot of log activity, second window scrolls most of the time. In such situation text input/output in other windows is delayed a lot. It feels like there is even one second of delay between pressing keys and reaction. For local shell this is unacceptable. Especially that text input/output in *other windows* is affected.
As a workaround I open second tab on log window (so it has 2 tabs). When the scrolling occurs I use mouse to switch to the second, empty tab. This way text input/output is normal in other gnome-terminal windows.
So this behaviour only happens when the scrolling output is actually visible and displayed. Text is not laggy when the scrolling tab is not visible.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open two gnome terminal windows
2. Start some application outputting lots of text like "hexdump /dev/urandom" in one window
3. Try to type/work in second window
Text input is laggy
First window should not affect second window.
This should be much better with gtk3-3.4.1-1.fc17
Still happens with:
BTW, GPU is intel: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
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