Subject: Re: X questions, SLiRP v. SLIP/IP-NAT question
To: Phil Nelson <>
From: Scott Smith <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/24/1997 23:09:16
On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Phil Nelson wrote:

> >No, that's *got* to be impossible, you must be reading something wrong
> >or *SOMETHING*.  The X server's binary size isn't even half that, so it
> >can't take up that much memory.  My X server (XF86_SVGA) is under 3MB
> >and it's *NOT* stripped.  You're reading something wrong or something..
> He was talking runtime usage, not executable size.  For example,
> on my i386 system, I see:

Yes, I realise what he was talking about, but the only way that could happen
was if he was running something with a *really* bad memory leak.  While it's
possible, I really don't see how somethng like that could go unnoticed from
the general population.  That's my opinion, anyway.  *shrug*

Scott Smith 

"Besides, who the hell would use an MS keyboard on an SGI machine, they'd
probably take it back if they saw you doing that."   -