flash slow

Mike White mwhite at bradshawchristian.com
Thu Mar 20 18:31:13 GMT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: edubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:edubuntu-users-
> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Gavin McCullagh
> Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2008 9:28 AM
> To: edubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: flash slow
> On Thu, 20 Mar 2008, Mike White wrote:
> > What is the recommended minimum CPU for flash video to play
> > On 500 Mhz boxes with 128 RAM, it's terrible. On 733 Mhz boxes with
> > RAM, it's better but still needs improvement.
> Are you talking about a thin client or desktops?  In both cases, it's
> really as simple as CPU speed.  Video card acceleration, network
> bandwidth and ram available (which may not be as simple as the amount
> the machine) will all affect matters.
> For what it's worth, I've watched youtube videos on an ubuntu laptop
> 700Mhz cpu and 256MB RAM.
> Gavin

ok, thanks. LTSP clients. I'm not seeing a lot of bandwidth congestion,
but the CPUs seem to be taking a load under the mozilla thread when a
video is playing. There are likely some video hardware hurdles to jump

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