Pat Mackinlay wrote:
>(Tor, this message is not specifically targetted at you, I'm just getting
>a little exasperated. Please don't take anything personally.)
No problem.. :-)
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>Side note: For those people who do use systems with 34010's, where
>exactly are the performance problems? Do you actually see the chip
>"painting" the screen, or is it just a general sluggishness? I suspect some
>of the performance problems could actually be due to the fact that X
>terminals are usually diskless, and the I/O overhead dominates the actual
>graphics performance. This would not be an issue with a "local"
Good point. If I get the time I will fire up that system to see if I can
make better conclusions. But don't let that put you on hold guys :-)
>[...At the risk of repeating myself (again): If you're going to "knock" the
>34k solution, please make sure you have a viable alternative...]
Well, I don't have any! I will probably not have any time available for a
long time to dig into it either, so please just take those postings from me
as 'user reports', I certainly don't want to make any claims of how it
shall be done.
I still think this board will be fun..