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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac10
On Mon, 21 May 2001, David Weinehall wrote:

> IMVHO every developer involved in memory-management (and indeed, any
> software development; the authors of ntpd comes in mind here) should
> have a 386 with 4MB of RAM and some 16MB of swap. Nowadays I have the
> luxury of a 486 with 8MB of RAM and 32MB of swap as a firewall, but it's
> still a pain to work with.

You're absolutely right. The smallest thing I'm testing with
on a regular basis is my dual pentium machine, booted with
mem=8m or mem=16m.

Time to hunt around for a 386 or 486 which is limited to such
a small amount of RAM ;)


Linux MM bugzilla:

Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

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