[oclug] Silly mortal Linux is for gods
tomg at nova.yi.org
Mon Apr 23 12:26:01 EDT 2001
> 1. Please look at your mail client config (what is the *.dat attached your
>v-card i take it. ??)
What is a *.dat file? What is a v-card?
> 2. Really it's a memory hog? perhaps your installation isin't optimized
>or has a leak mabye? It's not uncommon!
Your line wrap is broken.
> 3. Memory Optimization is the users responsibility. No one knows your
>system better than you right?
> I've Xfree86 with DRI enabled (and Mesa) running consumes a mere 16MB (out
Your definition of "mere" differs from mine.
> But then again I compiled my once mandrake disty into my own mutated
>abommination with CVS'd audio and CVS'd speech recognition (CMUSphinx).
Those apostrophes are being abused.
> In my mind you should read a little about the system your using before
>complaining about it's default preformance.
That apostrophe is just plain superfluous.
> Have you considered running X as something other than root ?(possible
Sure, hack Linux into allowing arbitrary reads and writes to the video
card with a previously agreed upon UID and I will.
> And if you compile X it will take full advantage of your system and its
>resources offering you lightning fast preformance with almost no overhead.
>My DRI takes up the full 16 MB of my video card, and My X server takes only
>16MB of my ram, so I've tweaked the crap out of both, I reccomend that you
>do the same.
"only"? I suspect Microsoft Windows 98 running Solitaire uses half
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