Blu Ray LG GGW-H20L crashes Linux
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On 01/31/08 08:57, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 06:37:03AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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>> On 01/31/08 01:38, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 20:13 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
>>>> The only solution is to take out that excess RAM and send it to me!
>>> Sorry,.. I've already threw it away ;-P
>> Are you old enough to remember when 256KB cost a thousand dollars?
> yep, well maybe not $1000, but a lot anyway. and that was so much ram
> how could you ever use it all... I mean that was more than a third of
> 640K and no way did anybody need more than that,
Text-mode DOS apps just didn't *need* much RAM.
>> And now we joke about throwing away a GB...
> It's wierd, but I still feel like buying memory is splurging. I've got
> a couple machines that could really use another 256-512MB and I can't
> quite stomach buying it. I know, I know, as soon as I look at the
> prices, I'll realise it's dirt cheap and wonder why I didn't do it
> months ago... just a mental block.
Ingrained habit. I can still remember buying a 250MB HDD for $300.
Now you get 4000x more capacity for the same price.
My desktop has more memory than some of our old still-in-service
workhorse Alphas. Of course, the less-old Alphas still have 16-32GB
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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