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Re: disk diagnostics

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 15:42:04 +0100

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 17:52:51 +0800
Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'll refrain from calling X+<any WM> 'stupid' for an OS make/install cycle, but 
> only out of incredulity. There's one hog that should be shut down in favor of a 
> simple (ssh-ed) CLI when doing resource-intensive make/build/install work.

	Running X and a light weight window manager makes no measurable
difference to buildworld time on any of my boxes and lets me get on with
work while it's happening. I've no idea what running KDE would do to it
because I wouldn't touch KDE with a bargepole :)

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