Performance problems

Andrew McRobert mcrobert at
Wed May 31 09:06:49 GMT 2000

hi David

thanks for your reply. I think you're right, it is a network issue. I've
tried running the tests from another computer (same ethernet), and the same
documents open in under 3 secs (down from approx 45 secs).


-----Original Message-----
From: davecb at scot.Canada.Sun.COM [mailto:davecb at scot.Canada.Sun.COM]On
Behalf Of David Collier-Brown
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2000 8:35 PM
To: Andrew McRobert
Subject: Re: Performance problems

 You wrote:
| opening an MS Word document from the server takes about 30-60 secs
(for a
| very moderately sized document).

	Something's badly broken!
	Try copying the sem file with ftp to and from the same
	machines: you should be within an order of magnitude.

	Feel free to send mail: I think you have a networking
	problem, and also have a look at
	for the simple stuff.

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