Trevor Johnson (
Thu, 13 Feb 1997 12:01:21 -0800 (PST)

A.N.Kuznetsov wrote:
> > From: Greg Alexander <>

> > the hardware. A multi-tasking OS will be notably slower for some things
> > than a non-multi-tasking OS such as DOS or windows.

The conditions under which the 17% difference was observed weren't
mentioned. I would go to single-user mode with "telinit 1" and kill off
all extraneous processes to get the most speed (if I had a Pentium to try
this on).
Trevor Johnson <>