Updated x.org package

Andreas Hauser has a new package of X.org available, at version 6.8.2. The one remaining issue is mouse acceleration – he’s looking to see if other people see the same problem when the acceleration threshold is hit.

CPU confabulation

This small post about hyperthreading led off to a much larger and informative discussion about Intel vs. AMD CPU architectures and hyperthreading vs. multicore CPUs. (Summation so far: AMD and multicore are the better of the set.)