Comment 395 for bug 252094

J.P. (mackdieselx27) wrote :

FWIW my ThinkPad R61i had a drastic improvement after upgrading the kernel to the 2.6.29 line following the 'optimal' config per this HOWTO:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130582

Unfortunately, the text will garble up after suspending/hibernating or switching users. Restarting X solves the issue. Others have reported the issue in the above thread as well, including Karmic testers.