Thursday, November 27, 2008

New Release Candidate is a Memory Hog

I've been using the new (1.22.1) release candidate for a few days now, and it's an amazing memory hog, at least on Vista. After about an hour and a half this morning, Vista reported memory use for SecondLife.exe of close to 700 mb. A similar test this afternoon yielded about 500 mb. My system was starting to slow way down.

I have also experienced a higher-than-normal rate of crashes with the new RC, as have others.

One hopes that those kinks get ironed out before we're compelled to use the new viewer.

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