[clug] Ubuntu (Gutsy) + Virtualbox + XP + Cygwin == slow shell.

Tony Lewis tony at lewistribe.com
Thu Dec 13 14:40:08 GMT 2007

Andrew Janke wrote:
> Hi all,
> Against my better judgement I am forced to support an XP/Cygwin build
> of toolbox that I maintain.  So I decided to make my life a bit easier
> and use XP within Virtualbox (on a Gutsy Quad Core thing).  XP is fine
> and works with reasonable speed but the shell in cygwin is somewhat
> slow.

I've seen slow cygwin before, on a native XP machine.  Don't know why.  
So I would lean towards XP + cygwin being the problem, rather than 
Ubuntu or Virtualbox.

Hope that helps in some small way.


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