Classic mac fun (and some questions)

Brian Lanning brianlanning at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 21:47:05 CDT 2009


On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 9:41 PM, Cameron Kaiser<spectre at floodgap.com> wrote:
>> > Quadra 700 - so it's a 25MHz 68040. How much RAM has it got?
>>
>> I can't check now since it's hosed.  But I believe it's 4megs.
>> There's 4 simms in there I know.
>
> For 8.1 you will need much more than 4MB -- 4MB would run 7.1 comfortably
> but 7.6 is going to be unhappy and 8.1 will probably not even start (that
> might have been the problem you had). Definitely verify total RAM. I wouldn't
> attempt 8.1 with anything less than 16MB of RAM, and even that is going to
> be somewhat painful. Try for 32MB.

I could easily be wrong.  It might be 4 4s instead of 4 1s.

brian



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