Re: [dev] [DWM] Very laggy terminal when using different monitor resolutions

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Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 15:27:56 -0400

st is somewhat faster, but still lagging considerably. GUI applications
aren't affected by this. Only terminals.

> Quoth
>> I am running dwm on Ubuntu. Recently got a large monitor.
>> After setting multi monitors with corresponding resolutions:
>> xrandr --output VGA-0 --mode 1280x1024 --pos 0x0 --rotate normal
>> --output
>> S-video --off --output DVI-0 --mode 2048x1152 --pos 1280x0 --rotate
>> normal
>> Terminal (uxterm) (and any terminal applications such as vim) got very
>> slow. Resizing results in several slow refreshes for about 5-10 seconds.
> I can't reproduce this on my system, with st. I'm pushing a more
> pixels with my two monitors, 2560x1700 on my laptop and 1600x1200 on
> my DVI monitor (which is rotated, which ought to slow things down).
> My system is Debian Wheezy, with the xserver-xorg-video-intel
> 2.19.0-6, and xserver-xorg-core 1.12.4-6.
> Can you try st and see if you can reproduce it with that? And do
> other programs "lag" like this?
> Nick
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