From: Joel Pitt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 18:11:39 MDT
On 8/9/06, Philip Goetz <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I can't speak to Win95 vs. WinXP, but WinXP is faster than Win2K on
> > identical hardware in every case I've tried, unless the hardware has
> > less than 256MiB of RAM (which is ridiculous on any machine that
> > runs 2K anyways). It might be faster there too, but I haven't
> > tried.
> So when will we get an operating system that will let us fire up a
> browser before it's done loading the sound drivers and starting the
> remote login service?
We already do, it's called Linux ;P
You'd refrain from modprobing the sound drivers, and other servers. If
you only needed a text web browser (Lynx) then it'd be even quicker
because you would need to initalise the video hardware.
On the other hand, who here actually ever turns off their computer? :P
-- -Joel "Wish not to seem, but to be, the best." -- Aeschylus
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