FC2 + newest openoffice = slower
Ow Mun Heng
Ow.Mun.Heng at wdc.com
Fri Sep 17 03:13:48 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 10:25, Edward wrote:
> Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> >>You CAN get 7200RPM 8Mb cache ones now but I've never seen a notebook
> >>come with one as they are more expensive.
> > You can get one for VERY much more expensive though..
> > I'm running on an Hitachi/IBM 5400rpm 80GB 8MB Cache and I get
> > /dev/hda:
> > Timing buffer-cache reads: 1284 MB in 2.00 seconds = 641.46 MB/sec
> > Timing buffered disk reads: 106 MB in 3.05 seconds = 34.78 MB/sec
> That's actually very good for a notebook (or do you mean desktop?).
That was tested with _nothing_ running
This is with my Low end PII300 512MB+WD2000/8MB cache Server. [note the
very slow speed due to usage of ATA33 only)
Timing buffer-cache reads: 128 MB in 1.52 seconds = 84.21 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 2.63 seconds = 24.33 MB/sec
> For a server I'm running a 192Mb HP Vectra 600MHz with Seagate 20Gb HDD
> (Yes, its a little on the low side but it was free!).
> Timing buffer-cache reads: Roughly 263MB/sec on 3 tries.
> Timing buffered disk reads: Roughly 26MB/sec on 3 tries.
> Openoffice Calc loads in about 15 seconds.
> I share your pain, but I don't use it very often so I tolerate it.
Ironically, MS Office running under crossover office loads in a snap of
> I'm not (yet) running FC on my 3.2GHz D865PERL based PC with 1Gb Dual
> and 2 x WD2500JD in striped raid (500GB), but it would be an interesting
> test! It flies with XP.
Well. what're you waiting for? Something Free to fall on your lap? Hey..
FC2 _is_ Free!
Ow Mun Heng
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