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  1. #1
    p.kloekke@demeren.amc.nl
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    significant slowdown after upgrade

    I had the same problem after the an installation of the Perl Source Code
    version 5.4.
    Now I' m running Linux RPM version of slimserver 5.4 with no problems.

    Peter

    Op 25 Nov 2004 om 1:51 schreef Experimental Data Institute:

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    > The first version of SlimServer that I installed when I received my
    > Squeezebox about a year ago was 5.0.1. This worked well and was responsive
    > using the remote. In July, after upgrading to version 5.2.1, the squeezebox
    > became very unresponsive. Hopeful that this was just a bug that would get
    > ironed-out in subsequent releases, I proceeded to install version 5.3.1, and
    > now finally, 5.4.0. Unfortunately, none of these updates improved
    > peformance, although I did notice a difference going from 5.3.1 to 5.4.0.
    > In 5.3.1, the response was sluggish. In 5.4.0, the response is sluggish AND
    > the display is "jittery" rather than smooth as it scrolls new information
    > into place.
    >
    > Has anyone else experienced a major slowdown in the user interface after
    > upgrading from 5.0.1 that was never fixed in future updates?
    >
    > Does anyone have any suggestions?
    >
    > If I try to reinstall 5.0.1, will the old firmware also automatically
    > install itself?
    >
    > To be clear, the only thing that slowed down the user interface was
    > upgrading to a new version of SlimServer. No other changes were made to the
    > system. The system configuration is a P3-450MHz with 384MB RAM running
    > Win2K.
    >
    > It is sad that my squeezebox has been virtually unusuable, and hence unused
    > for the past 6 months. I hope that someone can offer some insight into this
    > issue. I would be grateful for any suggestions.
    >
    > Sincerely,
    > Peter
    >
    >
    >

  2. #2
    Joe Hartley
    Guest

    significant slowdown after upgrade

    On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 09:59:49 +0100
    "p.kloekke (AT) demeren (DOT) amc.nl" <p.kloekke (AT) demeren (DOT) amc.nl> wrote:

    > I had the same problem after the an installation of the Perl Source Code
    > version 5.4.
    > Now I' m running Linux RPM version of slimserver 5.4 with no problems.


    I had a few problems with the source code ZIP as well, though I can't
    remember what they were to document them. The RPM works just fine for
    me though.

    Server is a 900MHz Athlon with 1GB RAM running RedHat 9, perl v5.8.5.
    It's also the NFS server for my home LAN.

    Top shows me that slimserver.pl uses about 3 to 7% CPU when listening
    to a radioio stream (Eclectic - the best radio station I've ever heard
    that I didn't work at myself!

    I'm really happy with the slimserver 5.4/Squeezebox 1.13 combination.
    I haven't been running SS1.13 long, but syncing between my wired studio
    PC and the wireless SB is right on!

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    Without deviation from the norm, "progress" is not possible. - FZappa

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