Performance of F17 and F18

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri Mar 15 18:01:34 UTC 2013

On 03/15/2013 06:24 PM, Gary Stainburn wrote:
> I have been using Red Hat / Fedora ever since getting RH3.2 on floppy disk.
> Both the distributions and the hardware have grown together and at no point
> have I evern seen an upgrade dramatically affect the performance of a PC.
> That is, not until F17.
> I have it installed on 2 laptops, 2 servres and approx 5 desktop PC's and
> every one of them is noticably slower than when it was running F16.

How do you define "performance", "speed", rsp. how do you measure them?

> My questions are
> 1) Have others experienced the same problem with F17?

> 2) How have people found the performance of F18? I do not want to upgrade
> again if my system performance is hit even further
To me, F18+xfce feels a bit more "spiffier" in interactive use than f17. 
Also systemctl finally seems to have matured to a point it finally is 
usable and fairly reliable (This did not apply in F17).


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