Subject: RE: HEADS UP: XFree86 4.x now default for i386 and x86_64 ports
To: Jenkins, Graham K \[IBM GSA\] <>
From: Brian A. Seklecki <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 07/03/2002 21:30:40
On Thu, 4 Jul 2002 @ 11:06am (+1000), Jenkins, Graham K [IBM GSA] wrote:

JGKIG> XFree86 4.x under 1.6Beta3 seems to be much slower than
JGKIG> XFree86 3.3.x under 1.5.2 on an old machine
JGKIG> (read 486DX2/66VL with 16Mb memory and Cirrus GD5428 card!).
JGKIG> Already got a minimal kernel; anyone got any other (polite!)
JGKIG> suggestions for making it faster?

...disable every module possible in the config.  the X3 process was ~6 meg
on my box, the X4 process is > 15Meg.  bloatware at it's finest.


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