Re: mintty slow refresh rate over RDP
- Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 00:34:55 +0100
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: mintty slow refresh rate over RDP
Am 26.11.2018 um 23:36 schrieb L A Walsh:
Mintty does not support smooth scrolling. (I gave it a try once but
there is no complete implementation.)
On 11/26/2018 12:20 PM, David Dombrowsky wrote:
I find best results hosting the GUI (the window of
the TTY) on the local machine, and only transfering the data
(the txt of the ssh session).
On of the features you might want to use for your situation,
though, is make sure "jump-scroll" is turned on if it is not.
Otherwise any terminal program might take a very long time to catch
up. It really is an expensive operation to scroll text on a remote
machine. Early HW terminals and PC screens used special hardware
to perform scrolling at fast speed. Performing a smooth scroll
via bit-moves of memory would be VERY painful on older machines
or current machines using a slow-enough remote interface.
Try running xterm locally and make sure TERM is set correctly on
the remote machine and I think you may be happier
with the performance and "feel"...
A good suggestion anyway.
However, if you provide instructions on how to reproduce the issue, I
may find time to check out whether there is some improvement potential.
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