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Older hardware running newer software (was: Re: Installing Debian on 486)

On Aug 13 2000, s. keeling wrote:
> RAM tends to help more than upgrading to a faster processor would.

	Indeed. Really. The chance to avoid swaps is incredible. The
	only problem is that not all older boards support that much of
	RAM (and not all of them support even 72-way memory chips;
	my 486DX33 only supports RAM chips with 30-connectors -- don't
	know what these chips are called).

	[]s desperately looking for upgrading the 8MB to 16MB, Roger...

  Rogerio Brito - rbrito@iname.com - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/
     Nectar homepage: http://www.linux.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/nectar/

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