I beg to differ, but I've had 3.1 running on an 8 Meg 486/33 machine
before. Granted, it didn't run worth a parachute full of holes at 50,000
feet, but it did boot properly.
And as for memory being cheap, as I found out yesterday when I ordered
another stick for one of my workstations, the really cheap RAM is stuff
specific to VIA chipsets. Thought I'd found a 256 Meg stick for $44...
turns out it was closer to twice that after I got gouged for shipping.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Otter [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2001 7:14 AM
> To: 'Andrew C. Hornback'; 'J Ramos'
> Cc: 'FreeBSD Questions'
> Subject: RE: Need a box, and your experience.
> EXACTLY. Anything after 2.2.x requires at least 12MB RAM to do the
> install. RAM is so cheap these days, it's not painful to the pocket to
> even grab 64MB. The more you get, the better it will run.
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