[K12OSN] Impress/Firefox very, very, very slow

Burke Almquist balmquist at mindfirestudios.com
Tue Dec 5 22:03:55 UTC 2006

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Start with "top" and see if you can see what's eating all the cpu. If  
it's an openoffice issue then it might help to try a newer version.
How fast is the CPU on that server?

On Dec 5, 2006, at 3:39 PM, dahopkins at comcast.net wrote:

> All,
> After several weeks of things working well, the tech teacher is now  
> reporting that when using both Impress and Firefox at the same  
> time, the system becomes unusable.  The students are using Firefox  
> to browse to sites and get pictures that are put into Impress.   
> This is with 30 users using both packages.  We use StarOffice 8,  
> not  the latest 00.o version.  Also, beagleindex seems to want to  
> run as well.  The net effect is that the load average is being  
> pushed past 50 on the system.  Just guessing, but could this be an  
> issue with the pspfontcache or some other similar cached files  
> getting too large?  I can try most anything to resolve it short of  
> re-installing the OS (not till Christmas break).  We have ldap with  
> master/slave ldap servers (thanks to Matt and David Trask).
> Sincerely,
> Dave Hopkins
> Newark Charter School
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