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Re: Get with the times, use GNU/Linux !

After takin' a swig o' grog, Terry Porter belched out
  this bit o' wisdom:

> One of the benefits of GNU/Linux compared to Windows is, Linux runs nicely 
> on desktops like mine, taking full advantage of all the RAM and CPUs.
> The money I saved *not* buying Windows can be spent on hardware such as 8 
> gigabytes of RAM, or a quad core CPU etc.

You need 24 Gb for some real number-crunching!

> top - 13:21:01 up 42 min,  6 users,  load average: 1.28, 1.73, 1.97
> Tasks: 160 total,   3 running, 157 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
> Cpu0  : 67.5%us, 27.2%sy,  0.0%ni,  0.0%id,  5.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.3%si,  
> Cpu1  : 15.0%us,  1.9%sy,  0.0%ni, 83.1%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  
> Cpu2  :  4.2%us,  1.0%sy,  0.0%ni, 94.8%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  
> Cpu3  :  3.3%us,  0.0%sy,  0.0%ni, 96.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  
> 0.0%st
> Mem:   8244860k total,  5503792k used,  2741068k free,   621596k buffers
> Swap: 19535032k total,        0k used, 19535032k free,  4093344k cached
>  uname -a
> Linux gronk1 2.6.27-gentoo-r8 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 12:19:44 EST 2009 
> i686 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux

Lucky dog!  You can do "make -j 8" when you build your kernel!

It is my job in life to travel all roads, so that some may take the road
less travelled, and others the road more travelled, and all have a
pleasant day.
		-- Larry Wall in <199709241628.JAA08908@xxxxxxxx>

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