On Tue, 18 May 2004, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Sorry - tweak your swappiness all you like but I do NOT believe
> that a PII 300 with 64MB, or even 96MB of RAM is going to feel
> reasonably usable to run a load of X,
64MB is painful yes. 128MB is quite tolerable.
> KDE or Gnome, Open Office and Mozilla i.e. a reasonable
> approximation of what might be expected to run on public access
> machines as mentioned. At a guess, that load will need at LEAST
> 256MB of VM, and a LOT of swapping to a slow IDE disk.
My main desktop is a machine with 256MB, doesnt swap since i tweaked
Instead of guessing, come up here sometime and you can use the
P233MMX with 128MB RAM in question.
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