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Re: Is cygwin much slower on Core 2 Duo
On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 12:08 +0200, Nenad Antic (KI/EAB) wrote:
> Anyway, today I removed the Sunbelt Personal Firewall (as it's called
> now), and tried reinstalling PHP 5.2.2. (This might seem a bit odd, but
> it can serve as a benchmark here. The installation creates subshells at
> least four levels deep.) Before, as I wrote, it took 43 minutes. Now
> after removing the firewall it takes 10 minutes. When disabling
> antivirus (Kaspersky) it takes less than 5 minutes. My computer is
> snappy again!
> Even some other minor oddities when booting up seem to be gone. Overall,
> things seem to back to normal again. Except now I have to find a working
> firewall again. Any recommendations anyone?
http://www.filseclab.com/eng/products/firewall.htm may be worth a look
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