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).