[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Sun Apr 20 15:40:39 CDT 2003

>And what has Linux got to do with hardware failures ? Surely they will
>whatever o/s you're running.

Win95/98 (dunno about ME) appear to put the processor in a spin loop when
idle.  NT/2k (dunno about XP) seem to idle it.  Net result: a mostly idle
95/98 box will run the CPU _much_ hotter than NT/2k.


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