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SubjectRe: Memory Rusting Effect [re: Linux hostile to poverty]
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but you cannot (reasonably) use 4 of these in one system, even if you
could you are now talking a lot more money (say $10/4MB 72 pin simm you
are now talking $140 for 16MB)

David Lang


On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Jon M. Taylor wrote:

> 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
> >
> > They dont fit 30 pin sockets on ISA bus 386s or old VLB 486 boards. You are
> > making the exact mistake I tried to point out above. All the world is not
> > made up of cash rich Americans bulk buying memory.
>
> You can get a 36-72 pin slot expander/convertor for $25.
>
> Jon
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