[kwlug-disc] Dell Inspiron 1150 Slowness

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 16 23:20:26 EDT 2009


Here is mine:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)

And it was working correctly when I was on 8.04


Raul Suarez

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--- On Thu, 7/16/09, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> From: Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Dell Inspiron 1150 Slowness
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Thursday, July 16, 2009, 11:16 PM
> 
> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 10:40 PM,
> Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> What video chipset does it use? If it is Intel then the
> problem is with the video drivers. I was able to revert back
> my drivers and it improved substantially but it still feels
> slower than it should be.
> 
> 
> I am typing this on Kubuntu on a Toshiba laptop with intel
> chipset.
> 
> 
> 
> lspci says:
> 
> 
> 
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile
> 945GM/GMS,
> 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
> 
> 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile
> 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics
> Controller (rev 03)
> 
> 
> 
> This is kubuntu 8.04.2 though, an older version than
> Charles is using. Perhaps you can try 8.04 which is an LTS
> (3 year support on the desktop, rather than the 18 months
> for other non-LTS releases).
> 
>  
> 
> 
> 
> Raul Suarez
> 
> 
> 
> Technology consultant
> 
> Software, Hardware and Practices
> 
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> 
> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
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> 
> --- On Thu, 7/16/09, Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> > From: Charles M <chaslinux at gmail.com>
> 
> > Subject: [kwlug-disc] Dell Inspiron 1150 Slowness
> 
> > To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> 
> > Received: Thursday, July 16, 2009, 3:02 PM
> 
> > Hi all. I installed
> Ubuntu 9.04 for a
> 
> > client today on his Dell Inspiron 1150 notebook and
> it's
> 
> > dog slow, so incredibly slow that I can't believe
> 
> > it's actually a Celeron 2.6 GHz with 1GB RAM. I
> suspect
> 
> > that the hard drive is probably failing, but I
> wondered if
> 
> > anyone else had run into this with the 1150? I seem
> to
> 
> > recall that Ubuntu was one of the installation options
> for
> 
> > this model so I'm really surprised at how poor
> the
> 
> > performance is. I did a side by side comparison with
> my
> 
> > Lenovo Celeron 1.5GHz with 2GB RAM and it really
> kicked the
> 
> > 2.6GHz box's butt loading up applications (even
> calc is
> 
> > slow).
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> > Cheers,
> 
> >
> 
> > Charles
> 
> >
> 
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