[CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta Feels Snappier

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at darkover.org
Thu Mar 22 16:31:21 UTC 2007

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Are you, by any chance, running tmpwatch ? I have seen this kind of
thing happening on other distros. tmpwatch would remove files from
/tmp related to X11 autentication, so the application would start, but
X11 would not allow it to open.

Best Regards,

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 08:34:16AM -0700, Aron.Darling at Emulex.Com wrote:
> I have also noticed this.  I have not yet run CentOS 5 but have been
> running RHEL5 for a month or so and it appears that after some time I
> cannot open applications in the GUI?  Even simple ones like a terminal
> won't open.  The task bar shown the application as "starting...." and
> the mouse goes into "busy mode", then after a minute or so the
> application starting goes away and the mouse goes back to the normal
> state.  ?? I will have to see if I can get a machine running CentOS 5
> and see if the issue is there too.
> A. Darling
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Paul Vandenberg
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2007 5:31 AM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] CentOS 5 Beta Feels Snappier
> Hi,
> Is it me or is CentOS 5 faster than FC6? I just switched and it seems
> that CentOS 5 loads faster and overall feels snappier. Could Red Hat
> have optimzed EL more than Fedora?. Just curious.
> I really like what I see with CentOS 5. The devs have done a great job
> making a profesisonal looking distro. An of course kudos to Red Hat for
> all the engineering and for making the SRPMS available.
> Paul
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