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Date:      Fri, 20 Mar 2009 13:12:12 -0400
From:      Sean Cavanaugh <millenia2000@hotmail.com>
To:        <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
Cc:        chowse@charter.net, fbsd@bomgardner.net, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Old slow computers can still crank away (Formerly RE: Portsnap vs CSup)
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> Date: Fri=2C 20 Mar 2009 16:48:26 +0100
> From: wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
> To: millenia2000@hotmail.com
> CC: fbsd@bomgardner.net=3B chris@monochrome.org=3B chowse@charter.net=3B =
freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: RE: Portsnap vs CSup
>=20
> >
> > compiling the kernel on that could take several days by itself let alon=
e compiling X and then a thick GUI like KDE or GNOME. amazing that a 100MHz=
 system with 48 megs of ram can still run so fast if you build it right.
> >
> for sure not KDE=2C but X and FreeBSD itself with good software running o=
n=20
> it works FAST on 100Mhz machine with 48MB RAM.
>=20
> Yes compiling is slow=2C but normal usage is FAST.


I never used gnome or KDE on it=2C ran Blackbox insted.=20

=20

_Sean



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