Originally Posted by Amicol
The weird thing is, it doesn't matter what background I use, it always eats 500k of chip
All games and demos run via WHDLoad work fine as I think it flushes memory first. You're right though, just can't figure out why I'm loosing so much chipmem....
Its the 256 colors.
I never ran native modes in more than 32 colors: too much of a speed penalty. In fact 8 color Magic Workbench looks nice and is very functional.
Also there is a setting in Prefs, can't remember think its in Prefs/Workbench to set icons to fast.
Also install WBCRTL in start up, its on the OS 3.9 CD
And Peter K's icon library in Libs:
In fact install Boing Bag 1, 2, 3, and 4 in that order, and the you won't have do all of the above.