Subject: Re: acorn 4000/2mb ram
To: Ben Harris <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: port-arm
Date: 06/06/2002 22:02:24
On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, Ben Harris wrote:

> Not really.  I believe people have managed to get a useful single-user
> shell, but it took a fair amount of work.

My A3020 will never feel the same again :)

Seriously though, a 4 MB acorn26 machine is not fast. Mine took 45 minutes
to boot to a login prompt. OK that was with root and swap on NFS, but

> > would there ever be a 2mb port?
> It's not quite as big a step as you might expect, since a 2 MB machine
> will have smaller pages.  It's still very unlikely.

Man, that would be painful.

Gillette - the best a man can forget