[rescue] Request for recomendation [was: Why is everyone so OSX happy?]
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sun Apr 13 11:18:02 CDT 2003
On Sat, 12 Apr 2003, N. Miller wrote:
> Pismo--you can swap out the CD/DVD for another battery--some
> report 9+ hours under OS 9 w/two.
With two well-conditioned batteries, I regularly get 7 hours under OS X,
if I have the AirPort turned off and disc activity kept to a minimum.
This for fairly cpu-easy tasks like text-editing in vi, though. YMMV by
how much strain you're putting on the CPU, of course.
> But the Pismo is a boat anchor (~7lbs) compared to iBook or G4.
Aw, hell. It's not -that- bad.
Jonathan Patschke *) Q: What do you call the hum of a rack of Apple
Thorndale, TX (* XServes?
*) A: The Al Gore Rhythm.
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