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Re: [SLE] Linux still surfs slower than Windows
  • From: Oğuz Eren <ogzeren@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 02:26:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <9d5356a905021916266a670257@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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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