[TriLUG] Minimum usable laptop memory for linux (was: Comments on
"IBM Certified Used" equipment?)
jason at cerient.net
Tue Mar 1 18:42:19 EST 2005
going from 64mb --> 192mb will make a HUGE difference in usability if
you're trying to run a modern desktop like gnome or kde. i might have
a stick of 128mb lying around, contact me offline if you're interested.
On Tuesday 01 March 2005 18:34, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> All this talk of laptops prompts me to ask a question.
> I've got a surplus Thinkpad (A21e) which currently has 64MB of RAM.
> I installed FC3 on it and it boots, but runs out of memory, if I try
> to run an application or two. Is it worth it to add more memory?
> The max this little puppy can hold is 256MB, it has two sockets for
> either 64MB or 128MB PC100 SODIMMs.
> Would adding 128MB to get 192MB be reasonable? If not would
> replacing the existing module with two 128MB modules to get 256MB be
> acceptable? Anyone know where I can get these modules cheap?
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