16-bit memory, caches, and UNIX V/386

K.J.Jamieson tron1 at tronsbox.UUCP
Fri Aug 18 14:00:07 AEST 1989

>>Could the use of 16-bit extended memory be a problem running
>>Sys V/386, aside from the speed penalty (which ought to be mitigated
>>by a caching motherboard)?

I am running 2 meg of 32 bit ram and 3 of 16bit ---- the 16 is at 2 wait
states and is a hassle, but very inexpensive. It runs FINE! -- A >GOOD< cache
system (like the EVEREX) will ofset this a lot.

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