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SubjectRe: Keys get stuck
On Thu 2008-03-13 15:18:10, Helge Hafting wrote:
> Carlos R. Mafra wrote:
> >On Thu 13.Mar'08 at 12:28:13 +0100, Mike Galbraith
> >wrote:
> >
> >>[...]
> >>Swap can definitely keep X off the cpu for extended
> >>periods,
> >>[...]
> >>
> >
> >So I would like to ask if swap letting X (and
> >everything else
> >in my experience) out of the cpu for extended periods is
> >considered normal behaviour, in the sense that nobody is
> >trying to "fix" it (due to it being considered
> >impossible
> >to fix)...?
> >
> Yes, this is perfectly normal. A heavily swapping machine
> will swap out parts of X.
>
> Now, if X has a need for low-latency for keyboard
> handling,

If X needs low-latency for keyboard, X is misdesigned.

Kernel already provides timestamped input events...
Pavel
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