Newbie: Which is faster?
ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net
Fri Nov 22 08:20:44 PST 2002
On Fri, 2002-11-22 at 09:06, Ian Molton wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Nov 2002 16:00:24 +0000 (UTC)
> ken_i_m at elegantinnovations.net (Ken Dyke) wrote:
> > Turn
> > un-needed services off (for security reasons if none other).
> > Otherwise there should not be a significant difference. YMMV
> unused services shouldnt slow the machine down in general use at all,
> once booted.
> an unused daemon will typically use zero (no) CPU time and have all its
> RAM swapped out.
You are right. The security aspect still holds. I am just not that
familiar with how the various distros are constructed these days. Red
Hat and Tom's Root Boot are the only ones I still use (and their days
This thread really belongs over on lfs-chat since the OP does not appear
to be asking an lfs install/support related question.
I think, therefore, ken_i_m
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