Re: Volume handling proposal

Question then. I play around with old Mac86k boxes from time to time for
fun. They still impress me with how much modern GUI like stuff they
accomplish with mem in the 2mb - 8mb range. How is it that they could
pull off memory usage that small and yet we can not?

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 10:22, Rob Adams wrote:
> Just X and nautilus and gnome-panel running and you're already way past
> 32 MB.  Not to mention the rest of the desktop.  32MB is simply not
> enough memory to run a modern GUI.  I've tried running Gnome 2 on 64MB
> systems and it just doesn't work very well at all.  Once I upgrade the
> memory though, it runs quite well.
> On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 09:58, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 08:50:34AM -0700, Rob Adams wrote:
> > > Really we can't run GNOME 2 on a pentium 90 with 32 MB anyway.
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