On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 12:54:19PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Gene Heskett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On Friday 23 January 2004 14:29, Marc Dver wrote:
> > >Can someone recommend ways of speeding up Gimp on a WinXP Pro
> > > machine? I'm using GTK+ 2.0 and the stable version of Gimp (the
> > > development version won't install on my machine because it has a
> > > AMD K6-2 450 processor). When I use the bucket tool, it takes a fw
> > > minutes before it fills, during which it freezes. It never
> > > crashes, but takes a while to perform the operation.
> > >
> > That sounds like you are out of memory and using the swap to me. I've
> > had it occur here with half a gig of ram. How much ram to you have?
> A very important question that should always be looked at when it
> comes to memory is: "What is your setting for the tile-cache size?".
> If you don't choose a reasonable value here, GIMP cannot make
> optimal use of the available memory.
GSR from this mail list wrote an excellent document on how to set the
tile cache size:
the weird thing is, while it was written for linux, it seems to work for
any computer i have had the luxury to use or observe.
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