Squeak on an iPAQ
lex at cc.gatech.edu
Fri Sep 22 14:23:45 UTC 2000
"Treis, Ken" <KTreis at keyww.com> wrote:
> You have a couple of choices here (WinCE, Linux), as others have illustrated
> already. To me, one of the most interesting would be a port to the Linux
> framebuffer driver (already written by the folks at handhelds.org). Bypass X
This has been begging to be written, just because it's conceptually
cleaner. But it's true: on a computer without much RAM or disk space,
taking X out of the loop should make a real, observable difference!
It may well be faster, too. I've reported earlier, but Squeak on
XWindows has had pretty slow screen updates whenever I've tested it.
I'm guessing my X server just isn't all that well optimized. Here, I'll
try again, with Squeak full-screen and at the same depth as the X
[ 10 timesRepeat: [ Display forceToScreen ] ] timeToRun 2826
Display extent 1152 at 864
Display depth 32
X Server: XFree86 3.3.5, using SVGA server
vid card: TNT2
Yes, -xshm is enabled, and ipcs lists a shared memory segment has been allocated.
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