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Re: GNOME performance hit on 486?

I have got an Intel Pentium 120Mhz, overclocked to 133, 32 Mbyte of ram,
512 KByte of cache, and I noticed the same poor performance of you.
Then I optimized my kernel (2.2.13), compiling it by myself according to my
and now GNOME works a little bit better.
Though I am not sure this is the best solution, maybe you could do the


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From:     "AU,SCOTT CHUONG" <sau@ucla.edu>

Date:     01/02/2000 09:25:01 GMT
          01/02/2000 10:27:03

Subject:  GNOME performance hit on 486?

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I've been itching to install Gnome both for the utilites as well the
greater desktop control.  I'm worried about the performance hit my box
will take though with the increased graphical desktop (as compared to the
simpler nature of IceWM). Anybody running a similar processor (I realize
people running 700 Mhz Athlons aren't going to notice any difference) have
any input to this matter?  The 486 has 32M RAM and runs Netscape
incredibly well compared to Windows 98 (which doesn't run at all on this

Thanks in advance,
Scott Au

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