Subject: Re: X & xterm on low-mem machine
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/20/2001 19:14:16
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > is there some xterm replacement consuming less memory.
>        rxvt,  version  2.6.1, is a colour vt102 terminal emulator
>        intended as an xterm(1) replacement for users who  do  not
>        require  features  such  as  Tektronix  4014 emulation and
>        toolkit-style configurability.  As  a  result,  rxvt  uses
>        much  less  swap  space  --  a  significant advantage on a
>        machine serving many X sessions.
>        (from manual page)
thank you - i will try...
> > is there some memory-tuning option for X server (3.3.6, XF86_SVGA) so all
> > will work better on 8MB machine.
> I don't know about this (but I am interested).
> You may want to use a small window manager like blackbox.
does it consume less than fvwm2 (minimally configured!)?