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Re: [SLUG] Another report from the trenches
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Another report from the trenches
- From: Jim Hague <jim.hague@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Aug 3 01:07:02 2001
- Organization: Insignia Solutions plc
On 02-Aug-2001 Jamie Honan wrote:
>>I mean 100% RAM used and waiting for ever while things get swapped. It
>>gets to the point where I even have to wait for mutt at times.
> Gee, I can't confirm that behaviour at all. My P133 + 64 Meg
> never gets that bad. While Kword was running I was ssh'ing at
> aptgettting and ...
> Maybe the PPC needs more memory? Do you have have any rough ideas
> from compiled sizes?
My Sparc has a puny 64Mb, and I certainly do feel the pinch. I simply can't run
Konqueror or Mozilla without extreme patience, and even Netscape 4 and XEmacs
together will cause amusement.
I suspect Sparc and PPC instruction densities are similar.
Jim Hague - jim.hague@xxxxxxxxxxxx (Work), jim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Play)
Never trust a computer you can't lift.