Lothar Scholz wrote:
> Hello Sarah,
> 
> ST> Hi David, I'm running PIII/800MHz laptop. Perhaps I did exagerate a bit,
> ST> but not much. It takes at least 3 minutes for the sample page to come up
> ST> and it will take just as long to reload/refresh the same page. Plus,
> ST> starting up the "ruby dispatch.servlet -a" takes at least 1 minutes.
> 
> ST> I will try what you suggested by updating it to the latest beta.
> 
> Do you have the Windows SP2 firewall enabled ? I also got a 20 sec
> delay for the first connect on my 2,8Ghz PIV machine (VMWare sandbox)
> before i turned the firewall off.
> 
> 3 minutes is a clear sign that the problem is your envrionment and not
> inside ruby/rails.
> 

Dear David & Lothar, I did try using the Webrick's Hello servlet sample 
script and the response is much faster, both the startup and http 
access. Any idea?

Thanks