Re: Optimize X
On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 08:06:34AM -0600, email@example.com wrote:
> Get a video card that is supported properly by XF4, and install the
> proper driver for it. Im using an ATI Radeon 32Meg SDR, with 128Megs of
> RAM X is pretty damn quick for me, then again im used to running it with
> 48 with my other computer. :P
I must assume any matrox card is properly supported in XF4. However, the
original poster could always try to run Xstone or some such benchmark to
find out if it's really X that's slow.
> I hear of people putting insane amount s of memory in their alphas, like
> the 1.5gigs i just read. Where do you guys buy this memory? Or do i
> have the only alpha that doesnt take normal SD ram?
As a matter of fact, my PWS500au ate straight ECC PC133 dimms, which I
got on Ebay at $34 per dimm (256 megabytes each).
Murgen seemed to smile. "I will cite first, the Wastes of Falax; second,
the Flesh Cape of Miscus; third, the Totness Squalings. Reflect; then go
your way, and be grateful for my restraint."
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