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Re: revised f9 wallpaper



On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 04:15 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 02:48 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > 
> >> Of note is the fact that the new GDM loads up the default desktop 
> >> wallpaper and it seems that a fancy wallpaper with animations and 
> >> effects would really slow down the GDM load time which is not a nice 
> >> user experience since the whole system feels slow at that point. If my 
> >> guess is right, keeping the wallpaper very simple is the way to go.
> > 
> > Animated backgrounds should not be significantly slower at initial
> > loading, unless you make them change at sub-second rate...
> 
> (somewhat OT)
> 
> I haven't really run any benchmarks or anything but the new GDM does 
> seem to load slower on a few systems I am running rawhide on including 
> this laptop. If you need any more information that can help fix it, let 
> me know.

It is a known problem, see discussion on the gdm list a while ago. But
it has nothing to do with backgrounds.


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