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Re: Bruttaly sluggish Eclipse performance in remote X

Les Mikesell <lesmikesell <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Magnus Gustavsson wrote:
> > Les Mikesell <lesmikesell <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > 
> >> Have you tried running freenx with the NX clients from 
> >> http://www.nomachine.com?
> > 
> > I have now. No improvement.
> I'm somewhat shocked at this, since it should provide a caching layer 
> for things moved on the screen in addition to compression and a proxy to 
> fix network latency.  Are you sure you aren't short on RAM?

I'm sorry. A better assessment might have been "Not enough improvement".

I've measured the network traffic now, and it's been lowered to about a third
compared to standard X-forwarding. Still, it's five times higher than
RHEL4/Sarge with X-forwarding, and still too slow to be acceptable.

I guess it's time for me to open a case with Sun and/or look for alternatives to
Sun Ray. Thanks for the tip though.


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