why openmoko is so slow? Is it a joke?
talpa at talpa.dk
Thu Jul 16 14:36:52 CEST 2009
On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:36:19 +0200
openmoko at tof2k.com wrote:
> Le jeudi 16 juillet 2009 11:03:27, Visti Andresen a écrit :
> > > > On that note, perhaps I've read too far into your comments--maybe all
> > > > you're saying is, `I am upset that the FreeRunner apparently cannot be
> > > > all things to all people'?
> > >
> > > I don't know what to say, but there sure is a lot of scope for
> > > improvement - at least from the "software" point of view. I guess, I
> > > don't need *all* the things at all times, but I sure need a better
> > > call-pickup-dial speeds!
> > > Eg. Currently my phone starts ringing only after the caller has got 1
> > > or 2 "rings"..After I press pickup, it rings for once more before
> > > actually "picking up". What is the phone doing during these "wait"
> > > times?
> > I think it may be related to "disk" activity.
> > Applications that have been used recently seems to work a lot faster
> > than other applications.
> > I presume that this is caused by those apps having there disk data in the
> > IO cache, after a while other services might have used the disk effectively
> > flushing the relative small/tiny amount of free mem used for caching.
> There is the same problem in Zhone, so I suppose there something with FSO; I
> don't think it's a disk writing problem (but it is only my guess).
Any disk activity could cause the "problem"
(if the application requires a disk read to respond(writes will just be cached)).
It might of course also be a device that does to "sleep"
and needs some time to recover....
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