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From: Colin Kingsley <ckingsley@...>
Subject: Re: swap?
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 01:35:23 -0400
I'm glad you got your server running well, good luck making gentoo
your server OS:)

>I think the best solution for laptop users is to customize their own
kernel, and
>tweak some settings about swap. (which I don't know.. since I am not a guru.)

Yea, that is helpfull in preserving battery life. Other power
managment (pbbuttonsd, acpi) are also a big help, so is process or
clock frequency scaling and utilities that will spin down your hard
drive.

>I personally never used Linux in a laptop. (I see no reason why, since Mac
>Panther is Unix Core, BSD... Although I really like Gentoo MAC thing.)

I have an apple laptop, and used OSX for 2 years. I agree, it is a
spectacular OS and the OpenDarwin that it is built on is a solid
reliable unix foundation. I choose to run linux because I feel that
for those who can handle it, linux is a superior OS. Sort of like
driving a standard transmission car - its not for everybody, but if
you know how, its a better choice. Also, its more fun:)

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