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Re: [SLE] 9.1 unuseably slow
  • From: Peter B Van Campen <peterb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 May 2004 20:48:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <200405052048.17059.peterb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Dude,

Please set the right date before sending email! :0)



On Monday 28 October 2002 08:01 pm, David Bottrill wrote:
> We received a copy of 9.1 today at work and I have installed this on three
> machines with dissapointing results.
>
> The first machine was an IBM Thinkpad R40 with a Centino 1600 CPU. This
> machine worked fine and the performance was great.
>
> The second and third machines were unusable, KDE takes serveral minutes to
> start, attempting to start YAST for instance will take about a minute for
> the SU box to appear and then another minute for YAST to load. I get
> similar results for all applications I have tried, in all instances the
> system performs like a P100 with very little RAM.
>
> The machines that run slowly are both Athlon XP based machines, one being
> an Athlon XP 2400 with 1GB of DDR RAM on an ECS Elite motherboard.
>
> The second machine is an XP2000 with 512MB of PC3200 RAM on a PCChips
> motherboard.
>
> I have applied all the updates with no effect.
>
> Any ideas would be appreciated, I've had to switch back to 9.0 as the whole
> 9.1 experience is unuseable has anybody got any ideas?
>
> David
>
> --
> David Bottrill
>
> Registered Linux user number 330730
> www.bottrill.org
> Internet SIP Phone: 1-747-244-2699

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