Sat Mar 1 01:53:00 GMT 2003
Back in January I noticed the performance of Cygwin, and Cygwin/Xfree86 in
particular, went down the tubes. I posted to the general cygwin mailing
list since all things cygwin were affected. Here's a link to the root of
the thread. You can follow it to conclusion by hitting the "Thread Next"
>From: Thor Anders Aarhaug <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: laptop performace
>Date: 28 Feb 2003 13:42:03 +0100
>just installed 1.3.20-1 on one laptop and one stationary. full
>install on both, no modifications.
>I experience a slow performance on the laptop, FS Lifebook E 2.2 GHz
>with a Ati Radeon Mobility 7500. for instance, emacs hardly starts
>(unless i put it in the startxwin.bat) and the screen updates are
>I tried messing with the -depth and -refresh parameters to no avail.
>my Dell Optiplex 1.8 GHz shows a completely different behaviour.
>I was looking for hardware drivers, but could not find any.
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