Ray_Net wrote:
> Rostyslaw Lewyckyj wrote:
>> Ray_Net wrote:
>>> Rostyslaw Lewyckyj wrote:
>>>> System is Win98se on a 500Mhz Pentium 3 with ~760Mb of memory.
>>>> I just last week updated to from SM 1.0.7 to 1.1.14. and newsreader
>>>> performance has degraded abysmally!
>>>> Watching the behaviour with the system performance monitor, I notice
>>>> that system memory almost invariably gets 100% allocated, even over
>>>> allocated, with unused physical memory being depleted down to under
>>>> 1Mb !!!. Everything slows down to a crawl.
>>>> When I connect to a news server, the system goes through a slow
>>>> cycle of checking each of the subscribed news groups for new messages.
>>>> For newsgroups.bellsouth.net. this is done in very bursty mode. i.e.
>>>> check 2-5 groups pause, with the pauses sometimes being 10-15 sec long
>>>> and even longer. In the meantime the system stops reacting to any
>>>> commands, such as to switch windows/processes.
>>>> When I switch newsgroups cpu goes 100% busy sometimes for several
>>>> minutes and the disk drive light sometimes goes wild.
>>>>
>>>> (By the way, I have! shut off! Java in my profile as per a report by
>>>> MR Zeitz that setting Java on will kill newsreader performance. See
>>>> Re: Enabling Java makes mail and news sluggish,  posted on 2/2/2009
>>>> Message-ID: <6uo04cfgdi5...@mid.individual.net>
>>>> in the news group netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey)
>>>>
>>>
>>> Return to SM 1.0.7 ....
>>
>> Thank you very much for the progressive 'tongue in cheek' advice.
>> Well soon the SMs I can use will be completely dead end anyways,
>> since the 2.x versions won't work with WIN98.
> Sorry for that, but i cannot see another issue for SM 1.xxx
>
> For the WIN98 and the SM 2.xxx look at the Philip Chee suggestion:
> "Install KernelEx. This should allow you to install and run SeaMonkey
> 2.0a trunk builds on Windows98se."
To ALL: How about using FREERAM OR SOME OTHER RAM MEMORY CONTROLLER FOR
WIN 98, WHICH I DO NOT USE! :-(
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