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Old 11-09-2004, 04:00 AM   #1
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Java applets are very slow


If I try and open a java applet (e.g. the Sun test your Java VM applet) then it will be very slow, and the moving graphics will flicker. This makes a game like slime volleyball much harder to play. This also happens if I use appletviewer.

I get this on my laptop and my desktop. Some info:
Laptop:
700MHz, trident video card (no hardware rendering), Gentoo with blackdown jre and jdk, optimised from source.

Desktop:
3.2GHz, nVidia video card (hardware rendering), Gentoo with sun jre and jdk, binaries (everything else is optimised from source).

Thanks.
 
Old 11-09-2004, 04:09 AM   #2
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Have you got the official or blackdown version of Java? You might try them both to see if it does any difference ..
 
Old 11-09-2004, 04:13 AM   #3
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you should try the official sun jre and jvm, you can find them here:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp
 
Old 11-11-2004, 12:27 PM   #4
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I'm using the official version - I don't like the blackdown version because it makes buttons in things like limewire too large.
 
  


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