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Re: [K12OSN] Client Ram



We had some old PII 300s with 32mb of ram that would absolutely die if
you ran them at 1028x764 - crash-o-matic. They would be okay with
800x600. Letting them use NBD swap solved the issue. 

regards,
William

On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 19:36 -0400, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
> From: "Dan Young" <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Client Ram
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
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> On 5/24/07, Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us> wrote:
> > On 5/24/07, James P. Kinney III <jkinney localnetsolutions com>
> wrote:
> > > Hmm. Unless firefox is using the xserver to manage caching...
> > >
> > > I have firefox open (not running a TC environment) and xorg has
> ~98MB
> > > and firefox has ~109MB. I opened another firefox window and loaded
> up a
> > > bunch of new tabs with different web pages with graphics and my
> xorg
> > > went to 118MB and firefox went to 115MB. It looks like it is
> directly
> > > accessing the xorg process.
> >
> > Firefox pixmaps are stored uncompressed in RAM by the X server.
> 
> Which, in the X parlance, means on the thin client.
> 
> -- 
> Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
> Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
> 503-257-1562 


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