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Re: Hints on kernel config for a dula pII/450 system anyone?

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 09:51:04 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, September 18, 2006 8:47 am, Oliver Fromme wrote:
>(I think DragonFly still
> supports the 80386, but I'm not sure.)

It's still supported in that support for it hasn't been explicitly
removed, but I don't think anyone has tested it in the last few releases.

> By the way, my main server at home was a Pentium-75 until
> recently.  I replaced it with a low-power EPIA board (with
> VIA C3 processor), mainly because the Pentium-75 couldn't
> be upgraded beyond 128 MB RAM, and I needed more RAM
> because the Squid proxy caused paging sometimes.  Other
> than that, the Pentium-75 was perfect and even ran fanless
> (with a huge self-made heatsink) at ~ 30 °C.

I've been curious to figure out what the CPU power/electrical power 'sweet
spot' is for a home server; the C3 CPUs sound not bad.

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