Howto Improve Performance?

Dmitry Derjavin dd at
Tue Jul 12 10:29:21 UTC 2005

On Sun, Jul 10 2005 at 20:27, Rainer Gutkas <Rainer.Gutkas at> wrote:

> My so far experiences are like this:
> Xcfewm: Is a nice Windowmanager, but a ugly buggy thing. So
> currently I'm running it, because it gives a little performance
> plus.


> ICEWM: Wow this WM really gives a performance boost.


Take a look at the news from Sunday, 29 May 2005, "E17 is being
optimised" at

I think it's quite interesting and somewhere unexpected.

> But it nearly allows DVD playback without missed frames. But only
> nearly.

Try playing back DVD with Ogle. And check DVD drive dma settings.
Possibly xine-check script from xine-ui package also could give you a


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