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Re: Debian 7 and external monitors and graphics adaptors

On 18/04/2015, Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2015-04-17, David Wright <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote:
>> Quoting Bret Busby (bret.busby@gmail.com):
>>> The computers upon which I run Debian 6, have only 16 GB of RAM, and,
>> Lucky you. 2GB here.
>>> expecially with Debian 6 not having adequate memory management (as
>>> previously mentioned, memory swapping does not work effectively), so,
>> Eh? Squeeze ran quite happily for me with a Klamath Pentium II on an
>> Atlanta mobo with 384MB of RAM. What on earth *are* you running?
> I suspect the OP is confused about used vs free memory[1].


It has been made quite clear, in previous posts - it is to do with the
RAM being used up without memory swapping, occurring, when memory
usage shows at 90-95%, with no memory swapping.

But, this thread has now descended into flaming, and so I simply give
up on it, and, on trying to get Debian 7 to work, via the mailing

Bret Busby
West Australia

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
 Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
 "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
 A Trilogy In Four Parts",
 written by Douglas Adams,
 published by Pan Books, 1992


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