[rescue] rescue Digest, Vol 56, Issue 4
dan at moore.cx
Thu Jul 5 09:52:20 CDT 2007
On Jul 4, 2007, at 5:29 PM, rescue-request at sunhelp.org wrote:
> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2007 11:51:37 -0400
> From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Needed: Older laptops
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Message-ID: <468BC209.3060406 at widomaker.com>
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> Doug McLaren wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 10:57:04AM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix
>> | > Even on my wife's 266 MHz laptop, XP and Firefox work just
>> fine. Just
>> | > make sure you have at least 256 MB of RAM, and there's no
>> | Firefox's normal load on my machine is well over 256MB.
>> That is not normal. Firefox is fine on this computer, and it's got
>> 256 MB.
> Um, where have you been? FF is reported to use over 1 GB of memory
> on many systems.
1GB?! 2GB?! Luxury! I once had FF eat up 48GB on my Mac:
MacOS X, BTW, did not handle this well at all.
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