Re: Debian & Old Toshiba Laptop
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Evgeny M. Zubok wrote:
> Mike McCarty <Mike.McCarty@sbcglobal.net> writes:
>> With such a tiny amount of RAM, I think you need DSL (D*mn Small Linux).
> The main problem is the Linux kernel's swapping. It is slow regardless
> the distribution and kernel (2.4 or 2.6). Win98 with FireFox 1.5,
> AutoCad, Office (running together!) works well with such limited
> hardware resources. There is no fast linux kernel in this sense, even in
Would you care to elaborate this? I agree swapping is slow, but does
win98 swap in a different way than the linux kernel?
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