Subject: RE: HEADS UP: XFree86 4.x now default for i386 and x86_64 ports
To: 'Brian A. Seklecki' <>
From: Jenkins, Graham K \[IBM GSA\] <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 07/04/2002 11:50:00
> 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.

Good suggestion, Brian.   Here's the Module Section from my XF86Config.
Which candidates would you suggest for deletion?

Section "Module"
        Load  "dbe"
        Load  "extmod"
        Load  "glx"
        Load  "record"
        Load  "xtrap"
        Load  "speedo"
        Load  "type1"