On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 06:21:33PM -0500, Gary Gatten wrote: > How fast is it though? Fast enough, or will the r/w/access times make > everything slow? Not all SSD is created equal.
Ah, yes, that was the key to this site, then. it said that with their newer, faster speed--i think at least double--the response time moved from a slow crawl to a walk. i use konq because it has festival as a builtin. --after a hard day, there are times when the last thing i want to do is read-with-eyes some dense, boring document or man page. solution is to mouse-swipe and have it read to me. o/wise, i'd use firefox3 like most people do. i'll post this page if i ever find it again; share the good news. > > There's a "new" SD format too - up to 2TB.... Prolly within a couple > years, or maybe someone will get some federal stimulus funds and > manufacture it sooner! After all, it could help us solve the "Climate > Change" issue, that's always a good way to get money.... > man, truer words never spoken! do you have a url with this new SSD info. this really would help save energy since there are so many hard drives spinning [[Everywhere]] just burning up the gigawatts. this could very well go-viral.... no stim money needed. but then i dont know, honestly, because i dont know what these guys need. but, for sure, i'm going to have a min of a 64G SSD in some notebook this year. probably this summer. :_) gary > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Gary Kline > Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 6:08 PM > To: FreeBSD Mailing List > Subject: you're not going to believe this. > > > you guys aren't going to believe what i just found on the web > for > the ASUS Eee-901 [or is it the "900"]. it was for the 9- and > 10-inch screens. i was using konq which just segv'd so i am > taking a break and thought i'd share this. > > last night, i could barely believe the ten-inch with a 40GB SSD. > these mini-notebooks take two memory chips. they just plug in. > i was googling around and found they have 32's and even 128's. > so you can get 64 or up to 256Gigs of solid state disk ... > not in a year or two (or five or six), but now. > > i'll double and triple check to make sure this isn't a sham, but > they had a thing on you-tube... Oh, and next time i see the > speech therapist, i'll lug my hugmongous thinkpad and demo what > i've done with my scripts and flite.... > > 8 kilobux for a Doze speech dev my butt. with berkeley unix and > open source tools, you can have it for a few hundred bux. > > gary > > > > > -- > Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service > Unix > http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org > For FBSD list: http://transfinite.thought.org/slicejourney.php > The 4.98a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > > > > > > <font size="1"> > <div style='border:none;border-bottom:double windowtext 2.25pt;padding:0in > 0in 1.0pt 0in'> > </div> > "This email is intended to be reviewed by only the intended recipient > and may contain information that is privileged and/or confidential. > If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that > any review, use, dissemination, disclosure or copying of this email > and its attachments, if any, is strictly prohibited. If you have > received this email in error, please immediately notify the sender by > return email and delete this email from your system." > </font> > -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org For FBSD list: http://transfinite.thought.org/slicejourney.php The 4.98a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"