On 2004.01.23 10:16 q u a s i wrote:
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004, I. R. Veejay spake thusly:
> The installation is the default desktop installation, with no
> customisation whatsoever. This system is a test system, that
> i installed to test this very fact.
> I have seen this happen on every linux box that I have come
> across, *regardless of m/c configuration*.
Guys....chill out. We have a case of "usual gnu/linux cribbing"
and i agree with you on the same.
Veejay, lets not get all too hyper about this and try and figure
out whats good for you. You need to learn to optimise your
configuration simply cause of the rest of the world is able to get
along with an Operating System which is growing at 200% in usage each
year probably you and i have something to leanr towards making our
experience a little bit more pleasureable.
Check out the following.....
> Issue the following command when the machine is
> into the GUI.."top -d 5" and copy paste for us the resource usage.
> Issue the following commands and tell us the service running on your
> machine.."ps eaxf" and "netstat -l -n"
> Red Hat is a stupid Distribution which comes with All Services
> turned on by default and hence un-needed services consume a whole
> lot of cpu cycles. Turn off what you don't need
> Increase your swap probably necessitating a re-install and have it
> pushed up to 1GB.
> Don't use Gnome and instead use Windowmaker/Icewm.
Inspite of this all if you wanna crib we will be sorry that we
tried helping you out in the first place. Dear Vijay...all of us here
has learned the hard way. So try to give it time and do your homework
well. Take positive criticism and work towards settings things right.
PN: My personal laptops and Desktops are running Gnu/Linux unformatted
for years. My personal laptop is a PII, 128MB RAM, and runs Gnome 2.2
with Open Office and Mozilla too...;). It's upto you to make it work.
Please put an end to this thread here.
That is unfortunate. It dont happen to my machines.
Try not running XWindows and then see if the disk
If you have read my first post regarding this matter i specifically
mentioned that this is obsererved *only in GUI mode*.
... and I did say "wading in late"
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