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    computer runs slow


    im running kde, the ram is fine, i think it might be either virtual cache and where is that located or systems runing in the background? overall the whole sys is slow?

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    How much RAM do you have?
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    hello

    i think its osmething in the kernel that u can configure that u can enable or disable so that ur computer either runs fast or slow what is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravehd01
    i think its osmething in the kernel that u can configure that u can enable or disable so that ur computer either runs fast or slow what is it?
    Yes, somewhere in the kernel's files there is a boolean called "fast". Your's probably looks like this "fast=0". Make sure you set fast to true "fast=1". You should be cruising at blazing speed in no time flat!

    BTW: How much RAM do you have?
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    hello

    thanks for the help i will look into that, i have 512mb

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravehd01
    thanks for the help i will look into that, i have 512mb
    It's buried somewhere in there so keep looking!
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    hello

    i figured out that is was the dma file and it some how supports it to move files outside of the hardrive to allow it to go fast or slow, do u know anything about the dma file. rave

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