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RE: Tiger not all that great...


RE: Tiger not all that great...
by noteworthy at 11:05 pm EDT, Jun 2, 2005

Decius wrote:

Rattle wrote:
My 1Ghz G4 Powerbook's performance has really taken a dive since installing Tiger. I'm wondering if anyone else is having similar problems...

Yes, I agree. I wish I had not upgraded. They broke Cisco VPN, Tivo Desktop, and lowered performance a lot. Nothing new has been worth it.

I haven't upgraded yet, but I am getting a new machine shortly and I expect that it will come with Tiger installed on it. (My current PB is only 800 MHz and I wouldn't dream of trying to install Tiger on it.)

My understanding is that the Cisco VPN software was now available. You made a recent MemeStreams post about it. From the comments, it sounds like some people are still having compatibility problems with it. Did you try it? Is it causing crashes? I use the Cisco VPN client, and this would probably affect my interest in running Tiger.

I ran into this article about Tiger performance boosts, which I thought you might find interesting. Someone added a comment saying they did a clean install and found it to offer increased performance over Panther. Another commenter with the 1.67 GHz PowerBook also says that Tiger is faster.

RE: Tiger not all that great...

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