[K12OSN] Improve loading time for OOo

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Tue Oct 12 13:14:44 UTC 2004

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Monday, October 11, 2004 at 10:28 PM +0000 wrote:
>Whoa...  Maybe it's my server hardware, but I have about 75-80 
>concurrent users on my server all day.  Dual 3.2Ghz Xeon, 4GB RAM, GigE, 
>/home mounted over second GigE via NFS.  Startup time is actually 6-7 
>seconds from clicking the icon to typing in a document (I just vnc'd 
>into my server to time it).
>What sort of startup time is normal?  Am I blessed?  Does my hardware 
>make that much of a difference?  I'm using icewm and XDM so that users 
>can't choose to use gnome or kde...

Hmmmm....I used to have the same type of start times, but now I
don't....I'm wondering if the hosts file thing is causing it.  I too have
30+ second times regardless and I'm using gigabit.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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