Subject: Re: KDE3: extremely slow on sparc
To: Ingolf Steinbach <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/05/2002 18:38:46
On Fri, 5 Jul 2002, Ingolf Steinbach wrote:
> During this time, there is heavy disk activity, but according
> to xosview, hardly any paging, so the amount of RAM seems
> not to be the cause (xosview reports between 20 and 21MB of
> RAM in the numerical column (that is probably ACT+WIRE) and
> about 16 MB of swap space before Konsole startup and 19 MB
> after that).

My SPARCstation 10 has 128 megs of RAM, and KDE 2.2.2 was unusably slow as
well. I assumed that the lack of speed was processor-related.