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From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Sat Nov 27 01:43:34 2004

Zane H. Healy wrote:

> I have two o2's, one of them is a lowly R5000 180Mhz system (the more
> pathetic of the two 180Mhz models) with 160MB RAM. This system can
> handle *HEAVY* loads more gracefully than any other system I've use, and
> X-Windows is unbelievably smooth, even under these heavy loads. The
> other is an R12000 270Mhz system, and even better :^)

   That guy has a couple more 400MHz processors up for grabs on eBay.

> BTW, I really wish Mac OS X or Linux were half as "smooth" as Irix! I've
> gotten a "beachball" twice on my dual 2Ghz G5 while typing this email
> thanks to what I have running in the background.

   Got your SIMH instanced niced?

Received on Sat Nov 27 2004 - 01:43:34 GMT

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