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Hi .. I have had linux for about 6 mnths .. stilll a newbie though . didnt use it at all .. I changed to windows xp so i performed a linux rescue .. with the help of a friend .. now my linux is so excruciatingly slow .. also it hangs up and whatever i click never loads .. finally the only soln is to logout .. and then when i click on logout it completes all the tasks i had clicked on and logs out .
if this is of any help .. I also have another problem .. on my grub screen there are 2 names written for linux
why are there 2 options .. I have noticed both lead to the same thing .. the settings i made on one are effective to the other .. how can I remove one of these options so I jus hav two options windows xp and linux on the grub screen
Thanks .. This is a big pain right now . I hope someone can help moi
these two options are basically two difernmt kernels
smp-symm. multi process
bigmem-kernel with big memory support
u need to use a generic kernel,if u do not have multiprocc,or u do not have memory>4GB
also regarding ur slow system problem
u need to check for bad blocks
checlk for services whcih u do not require
or compile ur own kernel(the best but tough option)