Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Jonathan Smith <smithj@g.o>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Resources for Gentoo Desktop Performance Tuning
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 21:26:37
In Reply to: [gentoo-performance] Resources for Gentoo Desktop Performance Tuning by Guillermo Ramhorst
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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 ] -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - iD8DBQFCwxGVl5AvwDPiUowRAi1yAJwPYWMcGdjmVUjBq5ccNQ4XmFeKVQCgjJ6X xJhqITLENX7nrag3/rSIqEU= =LB9G -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list