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Comment: Obligatory Joke (Score -1) 60

by NeoGeo64 (#48876063) Attached to: The Untold Story of the Invention of the Game Cartridge
[Insert joke containing sexual innuendo about blowing into NES cartridge here] Seriously, though, without cartridges we would have been using casettes or vinyl. Imagine Playing FF7 on 30 vinyl records. Has anyone actually successfully used vinyl to store data? I wonder how many MB one record could hold!

Comment: AMD Driver + Linux Mint 17.1 = HUGE Memory Leak (Score 0) 136

by NeoGeo64 (#48728561) Attached to: AMD Catalyst Linux Driver Catching Up To and Beating Windows
I run Linux Mint 17.1 and tried using the AMD driver for my AMD Radeon 7570. It caused a huge memory leak. I am again using the drivers. They don't perform as well for 3D but it's all that's available to me. I am bummed out, too. The AMD drivers looked promising and I was getting much improved frame rates in Nexuiz. Like, from 20FPS to 65FPS kind of improvement. I really wish that memory leak would get fixed.
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Journal: Switching to Linux only!

Journal by NeoGeo64

So, I've got my Linux box up and running now. I'm running Mint 17.1 only - there is no Microsoft on my computer. Feels really nice to have a better, free alternative to Windows.

Long computations which yield zero are probably all for naught.