[rescue] Re: SMP on intel wasteful?
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Mon Jun 24 22:44:22 CDT 2002
On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 05:04:40PM -0700, Robert Novak wrote:
> But in short, some PCs can live. And not everyone outgrows computers all
> that fast. Mom probably made more efficient use of her MGX200 with 16meg
> than I make of my P4-1.6 with 1gig. Maybe I'll put Outlook and Putty on
> the MediaGX and trade it for the P4.
Outlook on a MediaGX? Bwahahahahaha.
> > Tell me, how many 486/66 machines can run the current version of the
> > OS they were originally designed for? Any?
> I could probably run Win2k on a 486/66. Haven't tried, but I might if I
> get bored after vacation. It SMOKES on a Pentium 150 or 233 or P2-233.
> I've done all three of those in the last 2-3 months, as well as XP Pro on
> the P2-233 laptop in question (128meg/6gig). Darned thing boots faster
> than my p3-650 laptop with half a gig of ram.
You know what would be really dorky to do? Find an old quad or 8
processor 486DX50 machine with a lot of memory and put 2k advanced
server on that.
Joshua D. Boyd
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