On Sep 15, 2006, at 3:09 AM, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 9/14/06, Jonathan De Graeve <Jonathan dot DeGraeve at imelda dot be> wrote:
>> limitations. Although the bigger flashsize has a negative effect
>> on RAM
>> usage. The current recommended is 64, it will become 96/128MB. But
>> survey tells us 27% has < 128MB and I think its possible to upgrade
>> flash as wel as memory.
> This is the part I think we need to be careful about. Possibly as
> much as 90% of that 27% with < 128 MB have boards that *can't* have
> their RAM upgraded. Virtually all Soekris 45xx boards, and some early
> and custom order WRAP's only have 64 MB and are not upgradable.
> But with that said, I still don't anticipate adding 8 MB to the image
> to cause many issues. I have several 4501 m0n0wall's in production in
> various locations that always run between 40-45% RAM utilization.
> Adding 8 MB makes that more like 55-60%. Still not critical by any
> means. Might cause some issues with upgrades, and might cause
> problems for a very few installs that use a lot of features, but I
> think the majority would still be OK.
I have to chime in to Chris, my systems would be out then, 2 WRAP
boards with only 64MB. :-(
Could there be two different versions of m0n0wall, one for low end
systems and one for the rest?