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 From:  "Aaron with Morad" <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca>
 To:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Is it possible to install monowall on a pc ??
 Date:  Thu, 2 Jun 2005 09:20:22 -0600
"After boot, it's all the same."

I love that about m0n0.

Aaron


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
Cc: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2005 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Is it possible to install monowall on a pc ??


> On 6/2/05, Erik Anderson <erikerik at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> On 6/2/05, Paul Rae <PRae at aminocom dot com> wrote:
>> > There is no performance degradation from using a cd - when it boots up, 
>> > its all loaded into
>> > memory anyway.
>>
>> I guess the only performance issue I could see is if the system was
>> starved for RAM after loading m0n0wall.  I'd guess that's not going to
>> be an issue, though, with the system Nans specified.
>>
>
> All the images load into RAM at boot.  That's why 64 MB is the minimum
> required (with breathing room for upgrades which also get loaded into
> RAM on top of that).
>
> The only difference at all in speed between CD, HD, CF, Zip drive, or
> whatever you boot off of is the boot speed.  CD, Zip, CF, etc. are
> going to be slower booting than a HD (by varying amounts).  After
> boot, it's all the same.
>
> -Chris
>
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