On Tuesday 16 March 2004 14:25, P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > I'm running 2.6.4 on my laptop.
> > I haven't noticed that it is faster than 2.4.25.
> > Actually, what strikes me most strongly
> > is how little difference the CPU speed makes.
> > I have a 200MHz Pentium II which my grand-daughter uses
> > and on the rare occasions when I use it
> > I'm always surprised how useable it is.
> > I suspect CPU speed is just a manufacturer's gimmick
> > to persuade people they need a new machine.
>> There is only ever one bottleneck in any system.
> Sometimes it's the CPU.
And as soon as you fix one, another one that wasn't there before suddenly
> Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org> --- Following generated by rotagator ---
>> Multi boot : Installation order
>> For multiboot machine, the OS install order is "dumbest first"
> dos -> Win9x -> Win XP -> Linux
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