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Re: remote X11/GNU emacs/ssh: Incredible slowness loading libs


From: David Abrahams
Subject: Re: remote X11/GNU emacs/ssh: Incredible slowness loading libs
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 06:42:24 -0400

"Tim Cross" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
> address@hidden (Thomas F. Burdick) writes:

> While this may not solve the problem, it might improve performance if
> you also use something like dxcp to get some additional compression of
> X protocol packets. also, since you are doing X over an ssh
> connection, try playing with the ssh compression levels. Also try
> executing other X applications and see if they have the same
> slowness. I would also turn off any "features" which you don't
> need/use like the toolbar. Also, make sure the fonts you are using are
> available on both machines - sometimes you can get really slow
> performance if the remote font specified for emacs is not available
> locally or is available, but mapping takes additional time
> etc. Although it might sound crazy, it may also be worth doing some
> traceroutes to check where the packets are going to get to your
> system.

Hi Tim,

While I appreciate that you've taken the time to make these suggestions, you
clearly haven't read the foregoing thread, or you'd know that none of these
things make any perceivable difference.

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