[rescue] Sun ultra 5 questions

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:25 CST 2003

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 jdboyd at jdboyd.zill.net wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 02:56:40PM -0500, Kevin wrote:
> > Mozilla and OO both run very well on my craptacular 256meg Dell linux
> > box at work.  Neither OO nor Mozilla are particularly speedy on my
> > Octane with 786megs of RAM.  Firebird is better but could still be
> > faster.
> All I know is that I'm sitting in front of a 256meg Dell linux machine
> right now (Dimension 8100), and it ain't pleasant to run Mozilla or OO.
> It spends a lot of time swapping.

Hmpf..  I sit in front of a 128 meg Slackware box (400 or 700mhz
intel) and use Mozilla and OO all day long.  No problems here.  You think
it might be related to the WM you are using?  Some of them like Gnome and
KDE are real resource hogs.  I use XFCE.

-Linc Fessenden

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