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[Discuss] choice of hypervisor (was gracefully shutdown guests)

Back to the days when an 8K PDP-8 was double memory for the Burger King 

My AcerOne netbook has 1GB, and can run 2 VMs. But, I would not call 
that usable.

On 06/05/2013 03:32 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> Yeah, 16GB is what I have now.  It was totally unusable with my old 
> laptop (4GB).
> On 06/05/2013 11:57 AM, Shirley M?rquez D?lcey wrote:
>> I'd say that anything less than 8GB counts as a small-memory system
>> nowadays. A boatload would be 16GB or more.
>> On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 11:53 AM, Ted Roche <tedroche at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Matthew Gillen <me at> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> I've been pretty happy lately with Win7 as a kvm guest on my 
>>>> laptop, but
>>>> it was only usable once I had a laptop with a boatload of memory.
>>> How big is a boat, these days?

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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