Today I had my lesson with older hardware – especially with those ‘new’ 64 bit machines which can be a real pain in the ass. But let’s start at the beginning of my story. My plan was to install Windows 7 on a PC which had enough CPU power to do so. A few RAM modules should solve […]
Today I got myself a RAM upgrade and stuffed 2 GB into my laptop. The result is quite amazing as the speed gain was marvelous. I got the memory from eBay as you can get it quite cheap from there. Thanks to LinkLift and the guys who rented links on my blog here the costs were no problem.
I know, I am not always kind and nice to my PC and I love to exaggerate. That’s why I have moved portages’ playground to tmpfs. So far so good, we’re compiling. Small packages may like it, but I got other packages like Firefox or OpenOffice and portage will complain because of memory. Remember kids: tmpfs got a […]