Is Linux really faster than MS Windows ?
ktl at bornet.net
Sat Mar 5 20:22:24 UTC 2005
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> From: fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Rob Miracle
> Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2005 9:13 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Is Linux really faster than MS Windows ?
> Tomas Larsson wrote:
> >>Michael brings up a good point. On my WinXP Laptop, where I have a
> >>wireless 802.11G card, it doesn't pump the card until after
> >>the login.
> >>It doesn't attempt to mount network drives until after you
> login. A
> >>good portion of the startup is unique per user, it doesn't
> >>happen until
> >>after login.
> > Completely wrong.
> > Networking in XP is loaded at boot time, however you have to wait
> > until the boot is completed i.e. disk-access has finished.
> The proof
> > is that you without any problems can access shared
> resources, remote
> > desktop etc directly after a boot, and without any users login in.
> You need to read what I wrote and not what you think I wrote.
> On MY LAPTOP, I can watch it pump the wireless card AFTER login. I
> watch it use DHCP to get its address. That card is not live
> until after
> boot. On my linux box, it DHCP's before the login. If your
> wired and
> sharing resources, sure, that happens before the login prompt. But I
> never said that. I also said it doesn't attempt to mount
> network drives
> until after login. It can't. Windows networking requires
> knowing who
> you are because you have to login into the remote host. It can't do
> that until it knows who you are. Windows can make its
> shared resources
> avaialble before login because it doesn't matter who is going
> to logon
> but it will not attempt to map your network drives until you login.
> Completly wrong?
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