Bothersome X in First Use of LiveCD

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Thu Dec 22 02:48:05 PST 2005

Dan McGhee wrote:
> The best way I can explain the symptom is that in xfce the refresh
> rate--and I don't know whether that's the right term or not--on xterm is
> agonizingly slow

> linux vga=792

Well, that explains much. The vesa framebuffer driver doesn't set the MTRR 
correctly, and that makes the entire X slow. Kernel bug, WONTFIX.

Alexander E. Patrakov

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