high resource demand fron mldonkey

Tsu-Fan Cheng tfcheng at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 22:28:15 UTC 2007

i see. After running just the mlnet_real itself, the app doesnt consume so
much power anymore. So the gui is the real problem here, huh?? any attempt
to improve this??



On 7/23/07, Danny Woods <dannywoodz at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 04:44:17PM -0400, Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote:
> > Hi,
> >   I run mldonkey (mlnet+gui) on freebsd 6.2 and found it takes up a lot
> of
> > CPU resources. Is this a common thing or just me.
> I run mlnet 2.8.7 *without* the GUI on 6.2 on a 533MHz VIA C3 (hardly a
> powerhorse) and it consumes very, very little CPU at all.  It does consume
> as much memory as it can, and the CPU load is high for the first minute
> after launching, but overall it runs very smoothly.
> The advantage of running it headless is that you can use different GUIs to
> connect in from different hosts.  Sancho (
> http://sancho-gui.sourceforge.net) is a good choice, but there are others.
> Cheers,
> Danny
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