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Month: April 2014

RE: [trinity-users] Is there a TDE build for Raspberry Pi RaspBian?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:16:07 -0500
Hash: SHA224

>> On Wednesday 16 April 2014 09:04:51 Werner Joss wrote:
>> > > Yes there is, provided that you are comfortable running R14
>> prerelease:
>> >
>> > I just installed it out of curiosity on my rpi, and it seems to work
>> quite
>> > nicely - not overly snappy,
>> oh, and just to mention it: the default behaviour for kmail is
>> top-posting,
>> not following the policy here :)
>> Werner
> Hi all!
> I tested it yesterday!
> (To those who says I haven't tested Debian in a while, here it is!)
> It works as it should, but the Raspberry Pi has too limited performance
> for using it on a regular basis. Even with the ''turbo'' 1000mhz
> overclock, the ARM CPU is much slower than my first-gen Asus EEE 2G surf,
> with a small 571mhz Celeron CPU. The 2 computers has 512mb of ram.
> Still, it is great to see of Linux in general is portable across different
> platforms.
> Thank you!
> -Alexandre

The vast majority of the performance problems on the Pi stem from its very
poorly supported graphics device.  If you watch top on a remote console or
similar you will see Xorg sucking down CPU like crazy whenever the screen
changes--not something you want to see on a single-core system. ;-)

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