Re: emacs *very slow* to launch
On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Eric House wrote:
> > I'm running 1.3.1 in terminal mode. I launch emacs by typing 'emacs'
> > at the cmd line, and it takes *at least* five minutes to come up.
> > Once up, it works just fine. And other apps don't seem to have this
> > problem: they launch as quickly as ever.
> This is the behavior I've come to expect from emacs. Eighteen
> Megs And Constantly Swapping.
> It's a huge app! What sort of hardware do you have? What version
> of Emacs? I wouldn't run it on anything sub-pentium, myself.
Running hamm on a 486 dx4 100 with 16M memory (49.87 Bogomips), typing
emacs from a terminal, I get a delay of 9.5 seconds. That's fine for me.
Netscape in X is another matter though. Would setting the mode to store
the image in swap speed stuff up?
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