[rescue] Needed: Older laptops

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Jul 4 09:57:04 CDT 2007

Doug McLaren wrote:

> Odd.  I'm using a 366 MHz laptop right now, and it's perfectly fast.
> Even on my wife's 266 MHz laptop, XP and Firefox work just fine.  Just
> make sure you have at least 256 MB of RAM, and there's no problem.

Firefox's normal load on my machine is well over 256MB.

On that laptop, I'd be swapping constantly.

> It's not a speed demon, but TORTURE?  Not any more than XP usually is ...

With most of the software I run, and I don't even run that much, torture is 
pretty accurate.

shannon           | An Irishman is never drunk as long as he can hold onto
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