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Re: [SLE] Linux still surfs slower than Windows
  • From: "it clown" <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 11:02:29 +0200
  • Message-id: <web-641871079@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Is firefox slower on all sites or just mainly cnn? Could it
be that the cnn site is more compatible with ie? If cnn is
using css or flash its prob more compatible with ie? I
havent looked at cnn site yet.

On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 02:26:08 +0200
O?uz Eren <ogzeren@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have IE5 installed in my linux box over crossover
> office (it was a
> prerequisite to install office xp, which i need to work
> with some
> excel vba stuff); so i compared IE5 and firefox's load
> times of
> cnn.com. IE5 was just a bit faster then Firefox: a second
> or two.
>
> Regards,
>
>
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 13:05:38 -0800 (PST), Jeff Pohlmeyer
> <yetanothergeek@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > My favorite benchmark is CNN.
> >
> > This is what my 56k dialup takes to resolve the URL's
> in that page:
> >
> > time for H in ar.atwola.com cnn.dyn.cnn.com i.a.cnn.net
> i.cnn.net www.cnn.com; \
> > do host $H; done
> >
> > real 0m0.897s
> > user 0m0.043s
> > sys 0m0.037s
> >
> > ( SuSE-9.2 )
> >
> >
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