Re: [dev] [st]100% cpu in some cases

From: Aurélien Aptel <>
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 19:12:33 +0200

On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 8:38 AM, Thuban <> wrote:
> So, here is the problem. St uses a lot of cpu with some apps that need
> refresh, such as "top" or "mutt". The system becomes very slow, and Xorg
> show a 100% cpu.
> This problem only happen when I use the radeon driver, with
> firmware-linux-nonfree.
> I mean, there is no such problem without gpu acceleration (without
> firmware-linux-nonfree), or with the proprietary fglrx.

As I don't experience this issue, I'll go with Kurt explanation.

Try to run
$ aafire -driver curses
for some extreme fire action & cpu usage.
Received on Sat Sep 17 2011 - 19:12:33 CEST

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