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I am running newsbin in crossover pro (the newest) on my macbook (OSX 10.5.6). It works okay, but download speed is slow. I rarely get more than 500 kilobyte a second. If I fire up unison on my mac I can max out my 20mbit line.
So there seem to be some preformance bottleneck in crossover, have anyone else seen this problem?
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Not Me. I'm presently pulling 3.1Mbps with Crossover on a Suse 12.1 Box and giganews.
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I'd check the usual suspects.
It's less likely to be network and more likely to be disk IO. What does the "cache" line show on the status bar? If it's 0/100 then your disk is the bottleneck.
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Whoops, this is an ancient thread.
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