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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Trinity on older hardware

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:41:51 +0100
There are only a few things to make an old system run faster: 

- put in all the ram you can salvage from old equipment
- disable swap.
- replace the harddrive with some kind of solid state disk, e.g. cf-card + 
ide-adapter (I have two of these things in my "box of little things I 
probably will never use" - just drop a line if you need one)


Am Mittwoch, 4. Dezember 2013 schrieb Darrell Anderson:
> All,
> Do you have experience with running Trinity on older hardware?
> I have a PI and a PII. For years I ran KDE 3.5.10 on both. While
> hardly the fastest hardware, and 3.5.10 hardly the snappiest
> desktop environment, the system was usable. Trinity R14 on both
> systems is almost unusable. Starting Trinity takes a minute or two.
> Opening konsole takes 7-10 seconds. Opening a preloaded konqueror
> takes 20-25 seconds.
> I realize free/libre software never truly supported older hardware
> despite claims otherwise and developers instead move relentlessly
> onward with bleeding edge hardware. Still, because of the many
> improvements I would think Trinity R14 would fare better, at least
> as good as 3.5.10.
> Any ideas? Any help?
> Darrell
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