Re: Gnome speed

Rob Brown-Bayliss <on_the_net clear net nz> writes:
> > It may be the kernel - early 2.4 kernels had hosed VM subsystems that
> > caused the desktop to seem very unresponsive.
> It could be, but I belive the new VM comes in after 2.4.10 where as rh72
> is 2.4.7

7.2 is 2.4.7 with a VM that the Red Hat kernel team fixed up, though,
it's not out-of-the-box 2.4.7.

> I will say that there is less memoery usage now, as In with rh7.1 and
> all the ximian stuff I was always running up my swap memory, now it's a
> fair bit less (based on eyeballing meteres on teh pannel, not very
> scientiffic but there you have it)

In my experience RAM usage/availability is often the main cause of
speed or slowness.


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