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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "M0n0Wall ML" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] High CPU usage
 Date:  Fri, 18 Nov 2005 16:50:33 -0600
From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
On 11/18/05, Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar dot homelinux dot net> wrote:

>> I was suspecting that the NIC are the issue. I think memory is not since
>> when I look at the system info it shows only 40% of used memory.

> I wouldn't bother upgrading past 64 MB in virtually any install.  The
> NIC's definitely need to go though.  you also might want to try
> enabling device polling on the advanced page.

What about the issue with remote firmware upgrades on 64 meg machines?  And 
it seems that low memory machines using traffic shaping were the ones 
locking up recently... When is extra memory "nice" to have and when is it 
critical?  And what is a good memory footprint?