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Morphos The latest article in our OSNews OS contest: Learn about MorphOS, the heir to the Amiga legacy. This article chronicles its bumpy history, its still-compelling features, and the current state of MorphOS development.
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RE[2]: [Rant]Wrong direction?
by Ringheims Auto on Mon 17th Jul 2006 16:37 UTC in reply to "RE: [Rant]Wrong direction?"
Ringheims Auto
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Right... Of course, the TCP/IP stack should be built in.

But, say, when I load my XFCE desktop, it says that about 130 megs of ram is in use. When I booted my A1200 back in the days, max 512 k was in use for the system, plus some bells & whistles I'd thrown in.

The functionality of my XFCE desktop does not in any way compare to that of the A1200 in terms of how much RAM in use. In fact, I don't think I missed anything but the weather-plugin, and of course tcp/ip as you mention, but should those take 129,5 megs of ram?

Of course the GNU/Linux system as a whole does lots more things than Amiga or MorphOS, but in the case of just using the thing I cannot see many things wich one should think required 129,5 megs of ram, and wich I didn't have on the A1200.

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