[arch-general] A question about Arch Sixty Four

Ty John ty-ml at eye-of-odin.com
Mon May 24 02:26:02 EDT 2010

On 24/05/10 02:32 PM, Keith Hinton wrote:
> Hi all.
> I had a question about the sixty four bit port of Arch in general so 
> figured this would be an okay place besides IRC to obtain any help I 
> needed.
> I wanted to find out ruffly how much memory Arch sixty four will use 
> for any program in general, regardless of GUI/console?
> I have an Intel 2 core dule  T9600 2.80 GHZ, 4 Gb of RAM installed, 
> with a 320 Gb hard-drive installed in my laptop.
> I tend to put a lot of RAM aside for virtual machines specifically. At 
> present due to some requirements, I'm using Arch virtually on top of a 
> Windows Seven host.
> I want to put this setup later on to Linux, and for now am doing fine 
> with this virtual stuff. However I should mention that the host is 
> 32-bit at present, and I was curious how much RAM is used in general 
> under pure Arch 64?
> I would probably attempt to alocate about 3GB from the system.
> Anyone using virtualization  and VMs heavily on any platform is aware 
> of the RAM requirements, surely.
> I was just curious if I'd be making a mistake and/or if this would be 
> possible?
> Thanks!
> Regards, --Keith
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