X slower in FC1??
jeetu at cse.iitb.ac.in
Mon Feb 23 13:00:53 UTC 2004
i have a gigabit port
so nic should not be a problem.
i have got complaints saying applications such as gv, xdvi, acroread
open slower in new server
i dont find any other reason for this
are the newer versions of these software slower?
somebody please help
On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 00:56, Peter Eddy wrote:
> > On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 22:12, Jeetendra Mirchandani wrote:
> >>>>recently we migrated a server from SunOS to FC1
> >>>>we are getting a problem that X applications such as gv/xdvi are running
> >>>>very slow, with display exported
> I assume this means they're slower now than before the migration?
> >>>It's most probably the default X video drivers, as they are
> >>>NOT 3D accelerated. You will need to google for the 3D accelerated
> >>>driver for the type of video card that system has. Once you have done
> >>>that you will notice that it will be much faster.
> >>but i am exporting display. does the video driver come into play here?
> You wouldn't think so, but I can't say for certain. I've occasionally
> run into situations where exported displays suddenly seemed much slower,
> and it's turned out that the NIC on one of the machines was running at
> 10 Mbit instead of 100. Worth checking.
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