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> Pdaxii13 Speed On C3000, how fast should it be?
post Jul 26 2008, 02:10 AM
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I'm new to pdaXrom/pdaXii13 (v2). I recently installed it (5.4.9 upgraded to 5.5 alpha5) on my C3000 in place of Cacko 1.23 beta1. Now I understand that a full X environment is much more resource intensive and demanding than QTopia based ROM and I was therefore expecting somewhat lower performance from my Z. I was pleasantly surprised - the performance when playing video or games/emus seems on par with Cacko (or even higher, but I guess that's mostly thanks to newer/better optimized packages - dosbox etc.).
What I don't get is why apps take so awfully long to load - even simple system settings such as Date & Time, Light & Power take 10-15 seconds to show up.
Another issue I encountered - is it normal for the Z to take 10+ seconds when waking up from suspend?
I know this ROM runs completelly off the microdrive, but still... would swapping it for CF make a huge difference?
I use the default partitioning scheme recommended by Meanie - 1.5GB system, 256MB swap, the rest for data.
Thanks for bearing with my noobish questions smile.gif
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post Jul 27 2008, 04:08 AM
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One thing Meanie recommended is to disable "scim" if you don't use it.
Go into "pdaxii13config", it's located under system tools. Goto Config tab and disable "load scim engine when X is started"
Restart X.
There may be other things you may do to speed up pdaxii13. You may need to browse this area of the forum.
Date & Time, Light & Power, and Network Settings are based on python. I think this is why these are slow to load.
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