XO memory size

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Thu Feb 26 22:24:19 EST 2009

On Fri, 27 Feb 2009, James Cameron wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:50:58PM -0800, david at lang.hm wrote:
>> since the effect seems to be related to the amount of text on the screen
>> at any one time that needs to be scrolled, it may be that the larger
>> fonts of debxo 0.5 are preventing you from seeing the effect.
> Good point, but no, rxvt is being used with a bitmap font, and it is the
> same size on debxo 0.4 and 0.5, using a side by side comparison of two
> XOs.  An 80x24 character cell window takes up the same physical space on
> the panel.  xwininfo on both shows 979 x 580 pixels.

but what was reported was that an 80x24 window didn't see much difference, 
but a window showing more characters took significantly longer.

I'm going to have to try and test this on my systems when I get home.

David Lang

> Testing now with debxo 0.5 KDE booted from USB: 4.406s, 4.360s, 4.369s
> ... same as the results from debxo 0.4.

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