Re: Why is Suse 9.3 Linux so slow?
From: PerfectReign (theperfectreign_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 07:02:36 -0700
On 9 Jun 2005 15:46:11 -0700, someone posing as Gilbert Hochaim pretended
that someone gave a rat's ass and spewed out:
> I'm running on a PIV 3.0ghz with 2 gig of memory and this thing is
Although you're a troll (and I saw the exact same message for 9.1 and 9.2,
I'll reply. (I'm still on 9.2 running on an Athlon XP2400 with 512MB.)
> OpenOffice takes 35 seconds to start.
Interesting - OOo (Write) took 8 seconds to open a MS Word Document.
> Microsoft Office takes 4 seconds.
MS Word (under CX Office) took 26 seconds to load same document.
> Firefox takes 12 seconds to start.
Firefox (1.0.3) takes four seconds from click to displaying my home page(
> Internet Explorer takes 2 seconds.
Internet Explorer 6 (under CX Office) takes roubhly 62 seconds to load and
display my default page (about:blank).
> K3b takes 6 minutes to burn a 650mb CD at a so called 32x.
> Nero takes about 1.5 minutes and burns at 50x. There is no way of
> changing the 32x for Linux, it keeps rejecting it.
I never burn faster than 24x so I can't comment. Also on Windows I have
Roxio, so I don't use Nero.
> Leaving a CD in the CDROM drive creates tons of error messaged in
> /var/logs about missing sectors and so forth.
Sounds like a hardware problem. I don't have a file called logs under the
var folder. I do have a folder, called, log, which has a file called
This file has a bunch of stuff probably related to my using VPN and RDC to
get to my work systems.
> I can't burn large files to DVD, they crash although they work fine
> with Nero and Windows.
Um, I burn DVD's all the time. At least once a week I back up my entire
systeem to two DVD's using KDAR and K3B.
> SO WTF is wrong with this Linux?
What part of Linux is wrong? Nothing. You're talking about Suse, which runs
on top of Linux.
> Is THIS the system that is going to put Microsoft out of business?
Nah, I doubt it. There'll be enough sheep to use MS Products for years to
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