Redraw lag stock launcher

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  1. kingsway8605

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    Anyone noticing a severe redraw lag with the stock launcher when switching orientation by opening the keyboard, especially if you open the keyboard in an app and then leave the app with the keyboard still open? Stock Froyo.
     
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    Do you have a Task Killer installed, if so this is probably the root of your problem
     
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    Negative. But it driving me insane waiting for the launcher to restart everytime I open or close the keyboard. I understand some redraw because it has to redraw itself for landscape orientation, but this is like a 10 second lag.
     
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    Using 2.2? I only experienced it when I left 2.1

    It happens to nearly everyone now, across all ROMs.
     
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    You could try a different Home Launcher, there are better than stock ones out there, I use Launcher Pro, and ADW is another popular one, search the market
     
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    I am aware of the alternative answers, but my question wasn't suggestions for alternative launchers, it was if anyone else was having problems with an essentially broken stock launcher on Froyo.
     
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    I was thinking if you tried a different launcher and had no issues at all,then the problem would be in your stock launcher, if you still have problems then it would at least help narrow down what the problem could be.

    Even with Launcher Pro I still have redraw issues when opening an app in portrait mode, switching to landscape and then pressing home without going back to portrait mode first

    If you only want to know if people are having problems with the stock launcher or not then the answer is No
     
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    The redraw problem is basically the only thing I dislike about the Droid. Happens to me on all launchers and all combinations of settings. I use landscape mode a lot for the hard keyboard, and that does make it much worse, as you said. There has to be some hack to ABSOLUTELY FORCE the launcher to stay in memory. The keep in memory options in LP & ADW seem to do nothing.
     
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    To bring up another point with wacky launcher glitches on Froyo. Sometimes when I open Handcent or Gmail, it will open in landscape mode, even if I am holding the phone portrait. And it usually opens upside down landscape. So weird.
     
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    We need to see if the lag in the 2.2 FRG22 build is as bad as the 2.2 FRG01B build. Wait a couple more days
     
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    My homescreen redraw issues seemd to be more kernel related. Stock (long time ago), I had no issues with redraw. After installing P3's .125 - 1.2GHz kernel I noticed a slight problem with redraw so I backed it off to 1.1GHz and have noticed it at all. Just my experience and $.02.
     
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    Im running all stock, now after the 2.2 I m having redraw issues everytime it rotates, even with nothing running
     
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