Memory usage for AMD64

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Fri May 27 07:53:25 PDT 2005

On Friday 27 May 2005 10:03, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 11:44:48PM -0400, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> > A current i386 machine that I plan to replace is using less than 128MB of
> > RAM out of the 256MB installed. The swap is less than 500K. The only
> > processes are SSH, postfix and samba.
> >
> > Will an AMD64 setup be in the same memory usage range? Under 128MB.
> >
> > I am planning on getting 256MB anyways, but want to make sure that AMD64
> > doesn't have a bigger memory footprint for the OS and that apps don't use
> > significantly more memory when compiled under AMD64.

So then -- if you insist on using only a tiny memory size -- run it in i386 
mode; it;ll be a fast x86 system then.

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