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    run multiple times report statistically valid results

    Michael:

    I think the Phoronix Test Suite is a great idea. Application level benchmarking is sadly neglected by systems engineers, and in my humble opinion it is really valuable.

    But, are the...
  2. Way to go, to everyone who contributed to the...

    Way to go, to everyone who contributed to the creation of the Phoronix Test Suite and to these benchmarks of using that test suite on various Ubuntu releases. Thank you!

    I'm happy that future...
  3. going to get a nice shiny new Radeon HD 2400 Pro

    I might need a new video card soon, so I went through the following process to shop for one:

    Step 1: who is the company that best supports Open Source, open information, Free Software at the...
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    Hello bridgman: the following is not picking on...

    Hello bridgman: the following is not picking on you, but an "honest question", meaning that I don't know the answer but I assume there must be one. The question is: how is Intel able to have fully...
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    Hello bridgman. Zooko here with your regular LWN...

    Hello bridgman. Zooko here with your regular LWN sales pitch. LWN's coverage of LCA talks on X:

    http://lwn.net/Articles/268378/

    include Your Editor, Jonathan Corbet, reporting that "word on...
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    Yep -- you are right of course. My answer to...

    Yep -- you are right of course. My answer to that question has apparently been different than yours. For myself over the last decade or so, for my son's computer three years ago, for my wife's...
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    Hm... I just went back and read through the...

    Hm... I just went back and read through the comments on the Intel article:

    http://lwn.net/Articles/267436/

    I can see what you mean about some of the comments having a high level of emotion,...
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    That's interesting that you notice Phoronix...

    That's interesting that you notice Phoronix discussions to be more reasoned. You are probably right -- I haven't read many Phoronix discussions -- but I do find LWN discussions to be well-informed. ...
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    bridgman: Thanks for the quick and courteous...

    bridgman:

    Thanks for the quick and courteous reply.

    Certainly the Linux consumer market won't grow 10x. Microsoft has stumbled badly with Vista, but Mac rather than Linux will benefit, and...
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    Hi bridgman. I'm encouraged to see that the...

    Hi bridgman. I'm encouraged to see that the corporate culture at AMD is such that you feel free to openly participate in this forum.

    It sounds to me like the strategy of AMD with regard to open...
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    Not to be negative, but you asked, so here's my...

    Not to be negative, but you asked, so here's my answer:

    * I subscribe to LWN.net and read it every day, so anything that LWN already covers (such as news announcements about Linux software) are...
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    The next time someone interviews Ian Murdock (or...

    The next time someone interviews Ian Murdock (or another Sun person), I would like for them to ask: Why isn't Project Indiana a derivation of Nexenta or integrated with the Nexenta project?

    I...
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    It seems like the decision to create a new...

    It seems like the decision to create a new packaging system instead of using dpkg/apt isn't motivated by the goal of increasing community adoption, but instead by a different goal -- technical...
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    Not the ones that are part of the article -- only...

    Not the ones that are part of the article -- only the ads at the top:

    https://209.97.232.201:32325/pub/2007-03-21-144026_1600x1200_scrot.png

    Regards,

    Zooko
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    Tyan motherboard with Intel 965 chipset

    I'm interested in the Intel 965 chipset because of the Intel-supported Free Software graphics drivers.

    http://intellinuxgraphics.org

    And I'm interested in Tyan because of their long-term...
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    I'm not interested in overclocking, but I'm very...

    I'm not interested in overclocking, but I'm very interested in compatibility and in Free Software drivers.
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    I can't see benchmark pngs.

    I'm using Ubuntu Edgy 64-bit, current Firefox, and I can't seem to see the
    benchmark images from your articles.

    Example screenshots:
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