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Re: Combine a 2.4 GHz pc with a 500 Mhz pc?



On 08 Feb 2006 09:14:01 -0800, Donald Arseneau <asnd triumf ca> wrote:
> Billy Tallis <wtallis gmail com> writes:
>
> > How responsive is the slowest one with an app like Firefox? I use a
> > machine that is 200Mhz and 64MB and FF is very slow.  I do agree that
> > Gnome isn't as slow as one would expect,
>
> I'll bet!  Any chance of stealing more memory?  On a 266MHz PII
> I installed a third 64M (for 192M tot) when going to FC3, because
> 128M was too slow.  I do find Gnome and KDE slow, so use XFCE or
> icewm.
>
The RAM is limited by the motherboard - 2 slots, both full. The
chipset is a 430tx, so there is also a limit on how much RAM can be
cached. It works fine as an ssh client, though.


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