Gnome vs. X? (was [oclug] can someone explain this?)
hazen at potentia.ca
Mon Apr 23 13:51:01 EDT 2001
Try changeing X for an Optimized server!!
Which grafix engine are you running?
What's your chip? Do you know your Ramdac?
From: oclug-admin at lists.oclug.on.ca
[mailto:oclug-admin at lists.oclug.on.ca]On Behalf Of Andrew Hutton
Sent: Monday, April 23, 2001 1:06 PM
To: oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca
Subject: Re: Gnome vs. X? (was [oclug] can someone explain this?)
I have a pda in my hand running X. It has 8M of ram for X, and the
applications and runs quite well. Be careful about making assumptions
based on what ps tells you, it isn't revealing everything.
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 03:58:18PM +0000, Tom Goulet wrote:
> >Give me an example of how X is a memory hog. Not your window manager,
> >not your cached pixmaps, or your AGP apeture mapping. X itself.
> root at nova:~# ps u `pidof XF86_VGA16`
> USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
> root 3977 3.8 1.0 4124 2656 ? S 15:56 0:00 XF86_VGA16
> My 486 would have had to go into swap to load XFree86 in 640x480x4bit.
Andrew J. Hutton,
Ottawa Linux Symposium, International Linux Developers Conference
http://www.linuxsymposium.org/ July 25th-28th, 2001
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