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SubjectRe: Faster depend written in Perl
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> > "In order to run Linux, you need a Pentium with 16 MB of RAM."
> >
> > Do we really want to start sounding like that other operating system?
> > (Hint: no.)
[snip]
> Another person incorrectly implied that only 386s take 30-pin SIMMs.
> A 486 motherboard with *both* 30 and 72-pin SIMM sockets *and* an AMD
> 486DX2-80 CPU can be bought for $120 (US). That's a 5-fold CPU speed
> increase for about 6% of what a 386 system cost 5 years ago.

Hmm, I'm the only one that mentioned SIMMs I think, and I didn't
imply that.

> That's bottom-of-the-line for new hardware. It's becoming difficult
> to even find new 486DX2-66 CPUs.

Agreed, 486/120 at about 50 bucks or AMD 5x86/133 for 60, thats
bottom of the line now.

Melvin


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