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Re: Time taken for ls -la --color=yes

>>       When I execute this on my machine, a dual PII 266 with 192 meg
>> memory & a Seagate Cheeta 10,000rpm hard drive, with three other
>> applications running (Netscape, mail, a data conversion app), it
>> takes a good 1.5 to 2 seconds to display a directory with fewer than
>> 60 entries.
>>       Is this normal?
>Just the first time, or every time?

     For a directory with 83 entries, the first display took 2.5 seconds. After that the time was 'normal'.  Dir under a DOS windows has no perceptable delay.

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