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Re: Iceweasel [was Re: firefox-8.0.1]

On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 3:26 AM, Bob Tracy <rct@gherkin.frus.com> wrote:
> Let's go with that last one.  I was pretty sure I had more physical RAM
> in my PWS 433au than I evidently do: /proc/meminfo implies I've got
> somewhere in the vicinity of 576 MB, at least 512 MB of which is what I
> purchased for the beast back in 2005 for US$96 (4x128MB).  Swap is
> approx. 1.5 GB, so you may safely assume the poor machine was thrashing
> quite a bit.  Just to get qt4-x11 to build required configuring an
> additional GB of swap as a file within one of the filesystems that had
> enough free space.  Not exactly a good recipe for efficient performance.
> The 433au supports up to 1.5 GB of PC66 RAM in six slots, so I'll try to
> find 6x256 MB sticks if I can find them somewhere at a good price.  Back
> in 2005, my vendor of choice was http://www.kahlon.com, and they only
> had the 512 MB kit (4x128MB).

Hardly worth it. There's no upgrade for a PWS that's going to make it fast.

I'd set up a distributed C/++ compiler if I wanted to reduce build times.

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