diskless vs ltsp local apps

Warren Togami wtogami at redhat.com
Thu Oct 9 09:09:15 UTC 2008

Odin Nøsen wrote:
>> BTW, how fast was starting firefox?  It has been really slow for me on 
>> first-run, but better on subsequent runs.
> I didn't notice any difference in starting firefox on the thin client vs the terminal
> server (Fedora 10). In fact it seemed to start faster on the thin client, probably due
> to the fact that I didn't install all the different languages. I also installed
> totem-gstreamer and totem-mozplugin but then the thin client promptly shutdown when I
> tried a page where the totem-mozplugin should have appeared. I will try to put virtual
> memory in the thin client on the next run.

Isn't there a standard 64MB nbdswap on each client?

You can edit /etc/ltsp/nbdswapd.conf to adjust the standard amount of swap.

Network swap really sucks though, more so than local swap.  You really 
need more RAM to successfully use local apps I think.


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