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 tom knauf
 To: Pete Sass
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Subject: RE: What is Code Bloat?
Thread ID: 415778 Message ID: 415987 # Views: 38 # Ratings: 0
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Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 10:09:17 AM         
   


> Hi Foxitians,
>
> I just had to post this as during an OS reinstall on a laptop for a client
> I got thinking about the term code bloat and what justifies actually saying
> that the code is in fact "code bloat"?
>
> I share my observations on the above mentioned laptop operating system reinstall . . .
> I ponder that a Bluetooth, WIFI and the NIC card drivers were end up being the following
> sizes in downloads to install the 3 driver sets.
> - 143 Meg
> - 185 Meg
> - 324 Meg
>
> TOTAL 652 MEG
>
> Being a programmer one has to ponder do you really need 324 Meg of driver size to
> connect a NIC card into a computer?
>
> Just an observation and maybe all that driver code is needed. Just seems like
> over 1/2 TB of driver code for laptop connectivity is a whopping lot of code.
>
> Pete "the IceMan", from the Great White North of Canada.
> www.marathongriffincomputers.com


Hello,

maybe its because in the packages they include 32/64 bit, xp,7,8,...
We prefer to use the windows(7) built in drivers, exspecially on systems with small SSD + big HD
Normally it works just fine.

Btw:
only 650 MB for THREE ! You never used HP-printers ?


regards
tom

ENTIRE THREAD

What is Code Bloat? Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/12/2014 1:06:00 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Paul Gibson @ 12/12/2014 2:29:31 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/12/2014 2:58:08 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Paul Gibson @ 12/12/2014 4:32:58 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/12/2014 5:35:31 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Gene Wirchenko @ 12/12/2014 7:41:37 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/15/2014 6:55:42 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/15/2014 1:07:51 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/15/2014 5:49:36 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/16/2014 3:59:53 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/16/2014 5:16:57 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/19/2014 8:57:28 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tony Vignone @ 12/21/2014 9:07:16 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Gene Wirchenko @ 12/12/2014 7:35:34 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Tore Bleken @ 12/12/2014 2:44:18 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/12/2014 7:56:58 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Dan Baker @ 12/12/2014 10:25:43 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/13/2014 2:31:53 AM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Paul Gibson @ 12/15/2014 10:23:14 AM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 12/15/2014 12:48:01 PM
RE: What is Code Bloat? Posted by tom knauf @ 12/18/2014 10:09:17 AM