Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 08:12 UTC, submitted by stonyandcher
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Recently we've seen the releases of both Ubuntu 8.04 'Hardy Heron' as well as Fedora 9 'Sulphur', to mostly positive reviews. PCWorld Australia decided to pitch these two popular Linux distributions against one another.
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RE[4]: Comment by flanque
by helf on Tue 3rd Jun 2008 19:47 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by flanque"
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The machine is actually at work, right now. I'll time it tomorrow morning ;)

I've been putting it together over the last few weeks as I have spare cash for parts. I've been wanting to run BeOS again and didn't have any machines that supported it well ;)

As it stands, it is 100% BeOS compatible. Even the motherboard only supports up to a max of 768mb of memory, which is the upper limit of BeOS that isn't patched up ;)

I might stick my nvidia 5500 in it since there are proper drivers now. The CPU is a 1.4ghz tualatin, but I can't jack the FSB past 100mhz, so it's stuck at 1050mhz. Plenty fast, though ;) I don't mind much as it keeps the CPU cooler, too.

I'm probably going to put in a much larger scsi drive for storage and a smaller scsi SSD drive for the OS. Improve boot times tremendously ;) Yes, I spend FAR too much money on obsolete computers ;)

I'm going to bump the memory to 768mb of ECC PC100 in a few weeks. It's going to be a splendid machine. It's a tiny desktop, not a tower, so it can sit on top of my NeXT ;)

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