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Re: RFC: Optimizing for 386



On Jan 21, 2005, Michael Favia <michael favia insitesinc com> wrote:

> Why do you need 2 machines and not just 1 dual booted machine?

To run the apps side by side?

To install the optimized distro in the faster portion of the disk and
in the slower portion of the disk on the other?

To introduce a little bit of randomness in the layout of files on disk
such that results you get are not biased by some lucky layout for one
way or the other.

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Alexandre Oliva             http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~oliva/
Red Hat Compiler Engineer   aoliva {redhat com, gcc.gnu.org}
Free Software Evangelist  oliva {lsd ic unicamp br, gnu.org}


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