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SubjectRe: Memory Rusting Effect [re: Linux hostile to poverty]
On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> Linux should run passably on the lowest common denominator machine for
> the majority of its userbase. That is an 8Mb 486. If you think everyone
> can afford 32Mbytes I suggest you pay a visit to a local UK university,
> pop out into the poor parts of europe or south america.

Memory has gotten insanely cheap lately.

$14 for 16MB SIMM
$26 for 32MB SIMM
$127 for 128MB DIMM


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