Very slow Linux and X

Very slow Linux and X

Post by cj.. » Sun, 22 Jun 1997 04:00:00

I have Caldera OpenLinux Base 1.1 installed on my NEC Versa 4000D, Chips and Tech. 65545, 40MB RAM, 540MB HDD.  I find that Linux and X runs very slow compared to WinNT 4.0 Workstation installed on that machine.  I know X is supposed to be a multitasking environment (or whatever you call it).  But on my system, it doesn't seem to do the job very well.  Take for example, if I try to install something, and at the same time try to do some other work, it is hardly possible.  This speed is annoyingly slow.  That's why I am just leaving that machine and use NT 4.0 on another machine instead.  Is there a way to speed things up a bit?  

C. J. Tan


Date: 06/21/97  Time: 18:41:04
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