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From: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Success (mostly)
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 04:51:36
1 I have worked my way through the installation of Gentoo 2008.0 from
2 the LiveCD (amd64), running into several wrinkles along the way, and
3 eventually overcoming most of them. I plan to document the process at
4 another time.
6 I want to express my joy at the result (except for some personal
7 errors, perhaps). This system runs MUCH faster, and more efficiently
8 than it did on Ubuntu. 1GB of RAM was often topped out on Ubuntu, but
9 on this machine even with four compiles going at once, I seldom saw
10 more than 5 or 600 MB of RAM in use (using HTOP and
11 Gnome-System-Monitor).
13 I am evaluating how much of the improvement may be from running XFCE4.
14 If it's a substantial difference, I may use this more, and Gnome or
15 KDE less.
17 I ended up, for now, installing this as one big partition, on a 74GB
18 drive. I will split partitions later.
20 Thank you to the list members who answered my earlier queries.
22 Alan
23 --
24 Alan Davis, Kagman High School, Saipan lngndvs@×××××.com
26 "It's never a matter of liking or disliking ..."
27 ---Santa Ynez Chumash Medicine Man
29 "We have no art. We do everything as well as we can." ---Balinese saying


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Re: [gentoo-user] Success (mostly) Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>