64 bit info

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 15:20:08 UTC 2010

top - 08:14:07 up 12:28,  3 users,  load average: 0.43, 0.18, 0.11
Tasks: 145 total,   1 running, 144 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 
Cpu(s):  6.0%us,  3.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 90.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi, 
  0.0%si,  0.0%st
Mem:   1796700k total,  1451832k used,   344868k free, 
139252k buffers
Swap:  1959920k total,        0k used,  1959920k free, 
757764k cached

Notice I have 2 GB of RAM and the 64bit 9.10 is using just 
1.45 GB of the RAM. I wasted $92 on new fast RAM which I was 
assured you need.

	From these measurements it is clear that 64 bit runs fine 
with just 2 GB of RAM. The people claiming you need 4GB are wrong.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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