Old pc faster than ecent

Andrew Zajac arzajac at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 15:53:28 UTC 2006

On 12/14/06, sebastien <scamot2004 at gmx.at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got 2 computers.
> An old one (Pentium 3, 733MHz 370Mb RAM) and a recent one (laptop
> celeron 1,5GHz 270Mb SDRAM).
> The old one has ubuntu LTS : perfect ! It is fast. 0% SWAP used. 133Mb
> RAM used when no window's opened. I can do everything I need with this
> configuration, that's perfect.
> The laptop has ubuntu 6,10 running : I find it slow compared to my
> old machine, while I expected it to be pretty much faster ! ! ! That's
> crazy !
> 145Mb RAM of 256 used and 5,5% SWAP used (23Mb)

The laptop has less ram than the desktop.  The desktop does not swap
because there is more ram available.

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