Subject: Re: XalphaNetBSD multihead ?
To: Jarkko Teppo <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/04/2002 01:14:56
On 1020455585 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
"Jarkko Teppo" wrote:

>c) Mozilla 0.9.9 (or someday 1.0RCx) to work. Right now it crashes within
>   30 seconds in (top of my head) ns_imageGtk (?). And it's a lot slower
>   than on an i386 200MHz machine. A lot. Typing an url, say
>   takes about 30 seconds. Even I'm not that slow a typist.

If you downgrade pkgsrc, I had much more luck with 0.9.8 for the
alpha with a LP64 patch applied.  I put that in pkg/15865, but it
wasn't applied since 0.9.9 already had it.  Unfortunately, I found
0.9.9 much less stable on my alpha.

I've also found mozilla to be amazingly slow on my alpha.  I am
not sure exactly why this is, but it seems strange.  I mean, a
slower peecee laptop with 1/8 the memory is a much snappier performer
with mozilla (and nothing else).  So, there is something about
alphas or our alpha port which is a little slow w.r.t. mozilla.
I haven't had time to look into this, though.

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