Startup time of OOo2, Firefox 1.5. Some surprises.

n0dalus n0dalus+wine at
Sun Jan 29 18:49:07 CST 2006

On 1/30/06, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> To see how reasonable it might be to use OOo 2.0.1 and Firefox 1.5
> under Wine routinely, I benchmarked their startup time
> on a Fedora Core 5 test 2 system under four conditions:
> native vs. with wine from cvs, and with 416MB RAM vs. 96 MB RAM
> (by booting with mem=96M; this was to simulate running on
> one of those cheapo 128MB boxes that uses shared video RAM).
> This was on a zippy Compaq Presario 3000 Athlon 64 3000+.
> All apps were downloaded from and

Very interesting. Keep in mind that the FC5t2 kernels and libraries
currently have some debugging stuff enabled that might have a big
effect in these tests.

You should think about posting these results to the fedora-devel or
fedora-test list.


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