High disk IO while moving the icons position [launcher]

Bug #1605257 reported by dinamic on 2016-07-21
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 16.10 unity8-desktop

High IO while moving the icons position [launcher]
disk write 500KB/s (Actual disk write: 2.3 M/s??) mostly dconf-service and accounts-daemon

how to: drag an icon out of the launcher (don't let go!) and move your mouse up and down or whatever on the screen

see attached screenshot

dinamic (dinamic6661) wrote :
dinamic (dinamic6661) on 2016-07-21
description: updated
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Obviously any disk IO while doing graphical operations sounds wrong :)

tags: added: performance
summary: - High IO while moving the icons position [launcher]
+ High disk IO while moving the icons position [launcher]
tags: added: unity8-desktop
Michael Zanetti (mzanetti) wrote :

The reason for this is that it immediately syncs the new ordering to gsettings and accountsservice...

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