Subject: Re: slow kernel
To: None <>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 08/15/1994 23:34:24
>>>>> "Russel" == Russel Miranda <> writes:

Russel> On Sat, 13 Aug 1994 wrote:

>> Adding 8M of 16 bit ram will slow your system down considerably I
>> would think.
>> Chris.
>> (who will have a way to not configure 16bit z2 mem when he adds non
>> contig memory support for just>

Russel> Would it be practical and/or desirable for 8M of 16-bit RAM to
Russel> be used as a swap RAM disk? It might be slow compared to
Russel> 32-bit RAM, but I would think it would be better than swapping
Russel> to disk, if there was enough room.  I ask because I too have
Russel> 8Mb of 16-bit RAM, and I'd rather it enhanced my NetBSD system
Russel> instead of encumbering it.

I like this, swapping to disk is the primary reason I want to use my 16-bit
mem, i.e. I want to lower the swap rate.  However running programs from
16-bit mem is slower, maybe this proposal would be a nice compromise.

Anyone want to learn how to write a pager?  Here's a nice oppurtunity!