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Re: [SLE] 9.1 is sloooooowwww
  • From: Fred Miller <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2004 23:40:21 -0400
  • Message-id: <200406252340.21636.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday June 25 2004 9:42 am, BandiPat wrote:


> Sure, you could probably do that now Thom, if you want to preload
> everything into memory, like Windows does.  But then those poor blokes
> with only 128mb or even 256mb of ram are sure going to be doing a bit
> of swapping, huh?  ;o)
> If 3-4 seconds out of your day proves to be life threatening, then maybe
> using a computer is something you shouldn't do.  By the time you move
> the mouse pointer to start another app, the shell window is open!  Of
> course, there is always Opteron & SCSI drives!  :o)

You missed the point entirely! 9.1 IS slower than prior releases, and it of
course shouldn't be. I have a fresh install on my dual PIII 600Mhz IBM
Intelistation (SCSI) with 1G of RAM. It's SLOW.


"Ballmer is no more designed for the art of persuasion
than the Abrams tank is for delivering meals on wheels."

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