Problem with Terminal

Andreas Korzinowski andreas.korzinowski at
Fri Feb 23 14:43:08 CET 2007

In Germany people say, that you cant see the forrest, because there are 
to many trees :-[
That´s it, i think with this parameters i take where pixels neither rows 
and colums.
With the smaller parameter everything works fine.

i wish you a good weekend.



Ambrose Li schrieb:
> Hi
> On 23/02/07, Andreas Korzinowski
> <andreas.korzinowski at> wrote:
>> i starting Terminal with terminal --geometry=800x600 from another
>> commandline.
>> The window of the new terminal appears in fullscreen (on 1280 x 1024),
>> then the
>> Computer began to swap out memory in the swap-partion. The computer went
>> slow
>> and nothing is going on. After 2 or 3 minutes nothing goes, no refresh
>> of the screen,
>> but the harddisk is raddling.
>> With a little endurance i can kill the Terminalwindow.
> This is not strange at all...
> For terminal applications, 800x600 usually means 800 columns by 600 rows,
> not 800 x 600 pixels. Your normal windows are either 80x24 or 80x25, so
> 800x600 is a *huge* window and will use up lots of memory.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Andreas Korzinowski
Polizeiamt für Technik und Beschaffung Niedersachsen
Tannenbergallee 11
30163 Hannover
Tel.: 0511-9695 - 7547
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