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Re: [alpine-devel] Minimal ram requirements?

From: Kevin Chadwick <>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 12:13:51 +0000

> I guess it depends of the usage, but it can be useful even with only 64 MB.

I'm surprised it needs this much ram to be honest but I guess it's all
the drivers in the kernel and could be easily reduced?

OpenBSD can handle a surprising number of packets as a firewall with
just 32MB of ram. Atleast I believe that's still true.

'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'
(Doug McIlroy)
Received on Fri Nov 09 2012 - 12:13:51 UTC