An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at
Sun Aug 3 08:28:02 CDT 2003

On the Sparc you could always try Opera.

I run Opera and Mozilla on my Ultra 60.  I think Opera is quicker, but
on my Ultra 60 both are nice.  I have not tried Opera on my SS20, so
I can't say how much better it would be than Mozilla.

-- Curt

>Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2003 04:35:05 -0400
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>Just for the record, it sucks on a dual SM81 SS20, and a 180mhz R5k Indy 
>and isn't that much better on a 225mhz R10k Octane.  I'd kill for 
>something with the same capabilities but *MUCH* faster.
>vance at wrote:
>>On Sat, 2 Aug 2003, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>>>I haven't found Mozilla to be too bad (nightly build 2003063013).... but
>>>then again, I'm running it on an Ultra 60 with a 450MHZ proc and a good
>>>deal of memory.
>>>It does run slow on the dual SM71 SS20.... although it is still usable
>>>as long as you do not need to do LOTS of web based work.
>>Try it on a machine the speed of an RS/6000 37T.  That's a pretty fast
>>machine, but Mozilla goes down to its knees on it.  Firebird works fast
>>enough to be usable.
>>Peace...  Sridhar
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Curtis Wilbar
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