Re: Clearing SWAP
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On 05/01/08 17:33, Celejar wrote:
> On Thu, 01 May 2008 17:00:38 -0500
> Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 05/01/08 16:29, andy wrote:
>>> When I double click within Xfce on the /home directory icon, there is a
>>> noticeable lag between clicking and a response. What causes this? Must I
>> Maybe DMA is disabled?
>> Maybe you've got sooo many files in $HOME that it takes a good long
>> time for the XFCE file browser to load them all into it's memory
>> list? I've got some Very Large directories, and it takes a Long
>> Time for the GNOME file picker to do it's think. Went to hell
>> around v2.16, I think.
> I know that this has been discussed on the list before, but I am really
> frustrated with the file picker used by all my Xfce and Gtk
> applications. It takes a number of seconds to open directories,
> including ones that are not particularly large, e.g. a directory which
> only contains 58 files and subdirectories takes about five seconds
> to open.
IMNSHO, this is caused by programmers who try and over-engineer
something that should light and simple.
>> Maybe you've got a 4200RPM laptop drive?
> I do, but does that really justify this sluggishness?
To a degree. But only on huge directories...
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
We want... a Shrubbery!!
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