On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:47:54 -0800 (PST) Linus Torvalds wrote:
Just around the corner...
$ ftp ftp
Connected to ftp.gwdg.de.
220-Gesellschaft fuer wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Goettingen
220-This is a Linux PC (Dell PE-2650, 2 CPUs P4/2800, 12 GB RAM)
220-running SuSE-Linux-8.2 with SuSE kernel 2.4.20-64GB-SMP.
There is no reason to upgrade the hardware - if it works, hey good then.
And I am pretty sure that a few 2 GB sticks are cheaper than a big
opteron (if you only go by that). It sure is now - and probably even