mini-laptop / netbook for FreeBSD
ml at netfence.it
Tue Feb 26 07:37:30 UTC 2019
On 2/25/19 4:10 PM, Carmel NY wrote:
> Why limit RAM to a measly 4GB? If it is a 64 bit machine, that is like
> the bare minimum for it to work. Even my old laptop has 12 GB.
My laptop "works" fine (i.e. no paging) with 4GiB: I usually have XFCE,
ThunderBird, some FireFox windows with several tabs, several terminals,
some LibreOffice sheet, audacity, maybe okular.
My desktop does the same: with 4GiB I occasionally had heavy swapping
due to FireFox when I visited some "evily written" sites.
I upgraded to 8GiB because I had the DIMM around, but still seldomly use
Of course, YMMV.
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