My 386 laptop HD is dead. The solution: an IDE to CF adapter
spectre at floodgap.com
Tue Jan 23 23:31:58 CST 2007
> > There's a subproject of the One Laptop Per Child project that is
> > creating a virtualized swap file with compressed swapped pages. Then
> > you could swap to a RAM filesystem. It would work well for
> > uncompressed data but obviously it wouldn't work well for jpgs, pngs,
> > etc.
> Swap is to create the illusion of more memory by using a slower medium
> (like disks) to backup the physical RAM. What, exactly, is the point of
> swapping RAM to RAM?
Because it would be compressed on the fly, so theoretically, you'd get
"more RAM out of RAM."
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