[rescue] G4 pricing

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Aug 17 13:27:56 CDT 2006

On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 01:28:08PM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >From: Jonathan Groll <lists at groll.co.za>
> >Date: 2006/08/17 Thu AM 12:26:37 CDT
> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] G4 pricing
> >On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 08:37:13PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> >
> >> "Wordstar on an 4.077 MHz 8088 could keep up with my typing; WinWord
> >> under Windoze on a 300 MHz PII can't." --Seth Breidbart
> >
> >On a similar vein, there is a plausible use for 16GiB of RAM - run everything off a ramdisk. Even wordstar in a vm, 
> Wouldn't you get a speedy system if you put your page/swap file in a
> RAMDISK defined in main memory? It's faster than HDs, right??? 

Page to a RAMDISK is redundant.  Turn off swap instead.  I've done it
with good sucess on numerous linux systems.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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