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Re: [tlug] OT:dual core CPUs

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 07:24:24PM +0900, Josh Glover wrote:
> On 16/04/07, Stephen J. Turnbull <> wrote:
> >Godwin Stewart writes:
> >
> > > I still have fond memories of the first computer I used on a regular
> > > basis (I had it on long-term loan): an 8088-based PC/XT with a 10MB hard
> > > drive, a 360KB 5.25" floppy drive and all of 640KB of RAM. Those were
> > > the days :)
> >
> >Heh, I can beat that: an Osborne 1 "suitcase", Z80, 64MB of RAM,
> Damn! That baby must have screamed with all that RAM. I didn't make it
> to 64MB of RAM until my first Pentium. Which was, I am sad to admit, a
> Packard Bell.

Well, the official Slackware FAQ ~does~ suggest that one should use at
least 8 megs of RAM.  4 megs, writes Patrick, might be a bit low.  Hrrm,
he might want to update that. 


Scott Robbins

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