[PD] laptop linux
zvuk at linuxmail.org
Thu Nov 17 02:16:37 CET 2005
maybe a litlle shuttle pc or mini PC with a little LCD would fit better in your bag and wallet when you hit the road.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Kelly" <morph_2016 at yahoo.co.uk>
To: "daniel kosenko" <zvuk at linuxmail.org>, "PD List" <pd-list at iem.at>
Subject: Re: [PD] laptop linux
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 00:40:41 +0000 (GMT)
> Hi Daniel,
> My problem was not really with problems running PD on an 'M',
> but with performance. I had an Athlon XP 2600 desktop which died. I
> borrowed some money, bought a Pentium M laptop (and anyway, I don't
> have a car, so I can do more gigs with this). It's supposed to do
> something like twice as many instructions per clock, partly due to
> bigger cache memory on the cpu, so I thought equivalent to a 3GHz
> P4, but the version of Linux I am using makes it a P3 at the raw
> clock speed (1.6GHz)... and that is a drag (although my optimistic
> developer self says "why don't you write more efficient patches")
> which I will. But.. I will persevere, and test the advice of Frank,
> Tim and Yves who say that this is a good computer, and "can do".
> If it is not, I will sell to a stupid stock-market city trader,
> and damn the interest rates going up!
> But now...I will sleep!
> daniel kosenko <zvuk at linuxmail.org> wrote:
> hi list
> im on pentium M (855) too on demudi. no problems so far (unless i
> really want them).
> and when gfx acceleration is not done in CPU, a good GPU is always
> a better investment.
> best regards
> daniel .
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frank Barknecht"
> To: pd-list at iem.at
> Subject: Re: [PD] laptop linux
> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 20:51:47 +0100
> > Hallo,
> > Ed Kelly hat gesagt: // Ed Kelly wrote:
> > > This is kind of embarrasing, and [ot] - I should have trusted my
> > > instincts rather than the web...(but which bit?)
> > >
> > > DON'T buy a Pentium M if you want to run PD under Linux (As I do).
> > > If you want a Pentium III (3) you can get one cheaper, but Pentium
> > > M under Linux is Pentium 3.
> > >
> > > I thought it would be nice if newbies could search and find
> > > this...to avoid my mistake, and I should know better!
> > >
> > > Anyone want to buy a pentium M? No graphics accelleration? I am a
> > > certified fool!...
> > Huh? What does all that mean?
> > I run a Pentium M 750 with great success under Linux and Pd. I think,
> > it is a formidable platform. Oh, and graphics acceleration is not done
> > in the CPU anyway.
> > Ciao
> > --
> > Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org_ __goto10.org__
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