Re: [OM] IMG: Recycling

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: Recycling
From: Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:42:16 -0800
> To compare: my poor old dell precision 1500MHz celeron is dual boot
> WinXP and  FreeBSD unix (I retain the XP partition just for doing
> database conversions for one particularly shortsighted manufacturer's
> pre-2000 offix software product).  Starting it under XP needs a 30
> minute window added for just it's startup/shutdown process anjd it's a
> pig to use.  It's up and operational (and is very usable even by today's
> multi-processor system standards) in FreeBSD in under a minute.

I just repurposed a Toshiba Satellite laptop from Windows 8.1 to Kali
Linux. The speed/performance/thrash difference is staggering. As bad
as XP is (and it's pretty bad), nothing compares to the utter pig that
8.1 is.

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