Subject: Re: XFree86 on NetBSD/alpha
To: None <>
From: Juergen Weiss <weiss@Uni-Mainz.DE>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/22/1999 13:30:22
Andrew Gillham writes:
 > And are there any ways to speed it up?  It seems like the 1.2 or 1.3
 > server was faster.  It seems like the X server runs at about the
 > same speed as the normal wscons text. (i.e. ascii meets the tar pit)

This is my observation, too. Since 1.3K or 1.4 the Xserver
on a multia (233 MHz) is so slow, that it is almost unusable
(I use an X terminal since then). I am wondering, if the new
wscons code causes the trouble -- sometimes I have spinning
gettys on wscons while using the X terminal.

Jürgen Weiß

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