[pskmail] Re: Seamless integration of Pskmail Server with Windows

  • From: Andy obrien <k3ukandy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 8 May 2010 05:36:19 -0400

Very interesting, I will give it a try on my laptop.

Andy K3UK

On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 10:59 PM, John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I was in discussion with Steven (VK2BOS) two days ago while he was testing
> connections to my server and he mentioned various test he did to run Linux
> under Windows. He reported the usual performance issues with virtual
> machines and mentioned that a new packaged solution was available called
> andLinux.
> I tested this solution yesterday on Windows XP and I have to say I am very
> impressed.
> It provides a Linux system (Ubuntu in this case) but without having to
> resort to a virtual machine per say. Consequently the memory usage and
> overheads are minimal.
> This is ideal in my opinion for operators who want a server without having
> to switch to Linux for all of their applications and don't have loads of CPU
> speed and memory to run virtual machines nor maybe the inclination to get
> these VMs setup and going.
> I tested the server v1.01 configuration and on a dual-core 1.2Ghz laptop I
> was down to less than 10% with Fldigi minimized on the allocated CPU core
> (it cannot use multiple cores) and up to around 20% with Fldigi window
> visible and the waterfall on normal (THOR22 decoding).

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