[rescue] Why is everyone so OSX happy?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 11 18:56:17 CDT 2003

On Friday, April 11, 2003, at 07:43 PM, Robert Rose wrote:
> I'm particularly interested in finding out if the TiBook would do as 
> good or better job of editing video as an R5k O2, and then I need to 
> decide if I really need that ability in a laptop.  I've read the 
> reviews, but I actually prefer the honest opinions of a bunch of geeks 
> :)

   If you allow it to swap, performance will go into the toilet in a 
hurry...thanks to wonderful 
I-must-have-the-host-CPU-do-everything-because-I'm-cheap IDE.  Put 
enough RAM in it and you'll be fine, though.

> Also, I should also declare my support for Dave in his quest for SCSI 
> purity.  The only IDE drives I own are in laptops, and it will stay 
> that way until the day I die.  I even managed to "find" a SCSI card 
> and 18Gb unipack for my sunblade 100 at work, the standard IDE drive 
> was donated to some peecee person.

   Thanks. :-)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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