Archives for: March 2007, 17

03/17/07

  01:27:58 pm, by The Dreamer   , 176 words  
Categories: Hardware, Computer

Using a Compact Flash card for Paging

My old P3/933Mhz bookpc has been getting quite a thrashing lately....it has its maximum 512MB of memory installed, but I'm running 3 Java programs and a couple .Net...along with a few other programs. So it does a lot paging, and even worse when I'm copying files to and from the C drive.

But, it only has the one internal drive....the rest are connected by firewire.

Well, it occurred to me that I might use its PCMCIA slot to help with the disk thrashing....by having it put its page file on there. So, I set out on to eBay to see what the price of a flash memory device that will go in this slot.

I decided on a cheap 4GB CF card and an adapter. ~$50.

I doubt there's any measureable change in application or memory performance, but at least the harddrive light isn't on solid as much anymore. Guess this means I can get back to saving for a Mac, instead of another Windows box to split the load from this box....

  01:21:50 pm, by The Dreamer   , 56 words  
Categories: Wireless/iPhone

Update on 2400mAh EXTENDED LIFE BATTERY FOR BLACKBERRY FOR 8703E

Link: http://lawrence.chen-online.net/index.php?title=2400mah_extended_life_battery_for_blackb&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1

Well, just an update. It arrived and it works great. The extra size does make it easier to hold and doesn't get in the way.

I haven't deliberately run it down, but I have missed an overnight charge here and there and it still works through the next day.

Wonder if I'll get a second though....

Now instead of subjecting some poor random forum to a long rambling thought, I will try to consolidate those things into this blog where they can be more easily ignored profess to be collected thoughts from my mind.

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