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Re: [K12OSN] Client Ram

On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 12:08 -0700, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> On 5/23/07, Terrell Prude' Jr. <microman cmosnetworks com> wrote:
> > I've found that you only need 32MB DRAM on your clients.  For several
> > years, up to and including today, I run Pentium-166 clients with 32MB
> > DRAM, and no, I don't have NFS swap turned on.  Not once has a client
> > died on me...and I run a whole lot of Firefox sessions and other things,
> > simultaneously, on one client (OpenOffice.org, The GIMP, multiple
> > Konqueror sessions, GAIM, etc.).  Remember, this stuff runs on the
> > server, not the client.  Heck, I've run ancient Power Mac 5260 and Power
> > Mac 5500 clients with 32MB DRAM, and they work just fine.  So you're
> > certainly safe with 64MB DRAM in your iPaqs
> >
> Curious Terrell, on your 32MB client:
> what color depth were you using?
> what kind of video card were you using?
> how much ram did the video card have?

Unless the RAM is shared with the video chip, the resolution an color
depth will have no impact on the system RAM of performance unless it's a
system from pre-1975 or so).

James P. Kinney III          
CEO & Director of Engineering 
Local Net Solutions,LLC        

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