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*hits non-existant REP button* Thanks Burn.
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
Is there a reason why Ubuntu folds better than Suse?
Probably just "emulated" better on VMWare.

Knitelife mentioned to me that direct installations don't make much of a difference, so thats the only thing I can come up with.
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
Is there a reason why Ubuntu folds better than Suse?
No idea honestly- As Pook has said, it might just run better emulated under VMWare.

mahtareika, no problem Glad I could help!
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I used suse on a computer and it was the only thing on there along with the folding program and it worked just fine. Didnt see any difference between that and the same rig with Xandros setup on it and the same rig running vmware with ubuntu.

Pretty much all the same when in there optimum setup I guess you could say.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Burn View Post
No idea honestly- As Pook has said, it might just run better emulated under VMWare.

mahtareika, no problem Glad I could help!
In any event, nice work Burn! This might force me to make a switch to Ubuntu. Go back to my Linux roots.
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Great numbers Burn!! That is a cherry WU for sure, so those numbers may be the top end of an overall average across WUs. But based on your OC, which is not over agressive, I am starting the question distro performance in VMWare. Ubuntu and Suse have shown me no real performance difference running native. I have 2 quads running Ubuntu and 2 running Suse native. But because of the nature of Vitual Hardware used in VMWare, I wonder if there may accually be a difference between them.

You have me curious and looks like some testing is definately in order.
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Ubuntu downloads a few times faster than Suse as well, if anyone's counting. It took me ~45 minutes to download the full 64-bit ISO if anyone asks.
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I would absolutely suggest a test- I have been trying to find a test of all the popular flavors of Linux and have found none. Hopefully you might be able to set a few paths straight on this ever-present question: Which distro is the fastest under VMWare and Linux SMP?
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I'm thinking of just adding another virtual machine just for that reason. Well, in case i screw everything up to; Should be interesting.
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For Knitelife.
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