Subject: Re: How much memory for X11?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Ken Nakata <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/1997 09:39:58
On Sun, 23 Nov 1997 23:01:39 -0100,
email@example.com (Stuart McLuckie) wrote:
> Is 8MB enough real memory for X11? I've installed it on my LCII/4MB & it's
> not enough. Would an upgrade to 8/10MB be sufficient (perhaps a secondhand
> IIsi with a lot more memory might make more sense).
8MB is barely enough, especially when you want to run a graphical web
browser, GNU Emacs, or other kitchen-sink type applications (ug, is
there any kitchen-sink app other than Emacs, BTW?).
A lot of people are much happier with 16M or more memory than with 8M.