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From Mathias Versichele <mathias.versich...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: General performance question
Date Wed, 24 Feb 2010 12:13:31 GMT
Changing the jre from open-jdk to sun's one seems to make it a little
faster... so that's good. I'm happy for now

2010/2/24 Todd Volkert <tvolkert@gmail.com>

> Hi Mathias,
>
> I run Fedora 12 at work, and it's lighting fast on that machine (faster
> than I've seen on any other machine, including XP and OS X).  Yet at home
> running Fedora 13 in a virtual machine, it's much slower.  So in my case the
> performance seems more tied to the graphics driver (native Nvidia vs
> virtualized) than the OS or anything else.
>
> That being said, it sounds like your experience is much slower than
> normal.  Since you're running Ubuntu, are you running Sun's plugin, or are
> you running the IcedTea plugin?  If Sun's, what JVM is it?  And finally,
> what graphics driver are you using -- the generic Ubuntu one or a
> vendor-specific proprietary one?
>
> Thanks,
> -T
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 5:25 AM, Ilya Dyoshin <idyoshin@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello Mathias,
>>
>> Well you see here a common problem of JAVA Applets in linux - they are
>> terribly slow!
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Ilya Dyoshin
>>
>> 2010/2/24 Mathias Versichele <mathias.versichele@gmail.com>
>>
>> Just a general question about how pivot compares to other gui environments
>>> in terms of performance. For example, my current GUI exists of one frame
>>> ('child window') containing a menubar, 3 nested splitpanes, and some smaller
>>> components like an activity-indicator and -meter, but I already have the
>>> feeling that everything gets really slow. The resizing of the window is
>>> erratic, moving the window lags by almost half a second. I really like pivot
>>> for its ease of use and portability, but I'd like a really powerful and
>>> responsive gui... Is this normal behaviour ?
>>>
>>> Here are my specs:
>>>
>>> CPU:Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.86GHz GPU:ATI Technologies Inc M22
>>> [Mobility Radeon X300]
>>> 1gb of ram
>>> running Kubuntu 9.10
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> --
>>> Mathias Versichele
>>> Bio-ir milieutechnologie / Msc. geografie
>>> Oudburgstraat 16
>>> 9240 Zele
>>> 0485/16.07.08
>>>
>>
>>
>


-- 
Mathias Versichele
Bio-ir milieutechnologie / Msc. geografie
Oudburgstraat 16
9240 Zele
0485/16.07.08

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