[rescue] My new UltraSparc 5's, also my first Sun stations
patrick at mail.zill.net
Mon Jun 6 19:43:40 CDT 2005
On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 06:03:20PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> A lot of developers don't seem to care how well software like Gnome runs
> on anything less than a 0-2 year old PC, and from discussions I've read
> a lot of people no longer even think about how things will run remotely.
> For example, if your application is dependent on things like DGA and
> local shared memory, it won't run remotely.
DGA is inherently non-networkable, so there really is nothing you can
do about that. Personally I think it is/was a dumb idea to require
it, but I am no genius X programmer so maybe it solves a real need.
GNOME is a huge hog of resources on anything older than about 2 years
old, I agree with you there.
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