[AZ-Observing] Operating System

  • From: "Stanley A. Gorodenski" <stanlep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 19:43:21 -0700

I don't know if this is the correct forum for these questions, but I do
not know where else I may be able to post them.  If inappropriate,
please direct me to another discussion group.

I have been told that running imaging processing software in a Microsoft
Windows operating system causes the pc to bog down to the point where
the pc has to be rebooted every couple hours or days (days if the
machine is never turned off).  Also, I have been told that this problem
does not exist with Linnex (misspelled?, syn Redhat) operating systems. 
Has anyone experienced this?  Could anyone shed some light on the
subject of preferred operating systems for astronomical software, and
any computer resource problems in running image processing software?

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