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From: Jonathan Smith <smithj@g.o>
Subject: Re: Resources for Gentoo Desktop Performance Tuning
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 17:24:37 -0400
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Guillermo Ramhorst wrote:
> Hi Gentooers. I've been playing around with Gentoo for a while, and now
> comes the time to tune up things a bit, as my k6-2 500mhz cpu and 256mb
> RAM are getting a bit slowy. I 've emerged gnome (which I no longer use
> except for some icons and perhaps a couple of utilities), xfce4 and
> icewm. The last 2 of which I'm playing with, along with ROX for file
> management and desktop (pinboard).
> I would like to know about pointers to guides, hints & tips on how to
> tailor a Gentoo system the improve performance (e.g. what processes to
> comment out, USE flags, file system issues, etc etc). Oh, forgot to
> mention I'm using ReiserFS 3 fs's except /boot which is ext2.
> Any help will be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance!!!
> Willy.

using reiser on your system is a _bad_ idea. reiser requires large
ammounts of cpu power, which you don't seem to have

there is a nice fluxbox guide in the gentoo documentation if you are
still looking for WM guides

- --

smithj

Gentoo Developer
[ desktop-misc && netmon &&  documentation ]


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