[AZ-Observing] Re: Operating System

  • From: "Russell Corfman" <russell@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 18:22:50 -0700

I think you were told a bunch of hooey. What you heard sounds more
like Windows bashing and Linux fanaticism; two items that tend to be
combined quite frequently.

Russell Corfman

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Stanley A. Gorodenski <stanlep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 7:43 PM
Subject: [AZ-Observing] Operating System

> 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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