[CS-FSLUG] The Linux desktop is about to get a LOT faster

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Fri Nov 19 17:24:35 CST 2010

On 11/19/2010 04:15 AM, Cia Watson wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 20:18:05 -0500
> "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller at lightlink.com> wrote:
>> > On 11/18/2010 03:21 AM, Cia Watson wrote:
>>> > > Awesome... I'll be on the lookout. The thing is I'd really want it
>>> > > on my old laptop with only 256mb of ram, running Fedora 12 which
>>> > > just went EOL last week. So I may have to see if I can shoe-horn
>>> > > F13 on there, when I tried before I think it would just go into
>>> > > some reboot cycle and never get me to a desktop. Or possibly F14... 
>> > 
>> > 'Might not be able to put it on there.....getting tough to use
>> > anything current on some old limited hardware.
> Thanks Fred, I suspect you're right, and I'm just going to let F12 stay
> put on there. I do have it dual-booting with Linux Mint 9 LXDE which
> may end up with an updated kernel with that patch at some point soon. I
> don't use the Mint very often because it does strange things to the
> system clock so I have to enter the date & time for the bios just to
> get it to boot after running Mint.  Same thing when I tried
> #!Crunchbang on there.

A real challenge!

> And my primary computer is my desktop pc, so I'm sure that will see the
> new kernel goodness sometime soon!

Ok......hope so!


"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not."
Thomas Jefferson

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