[Seaside] 64-bit hardware [was [ANN] (gem)Stone Soup]
yann at monclair.info
Wed May 9 17:54:54 UTC 2007
I added a requirement for my new computer since Smalltalk Solutions: It has
to be able to run gemstone/s 64 ;)
On 5/8/07, James Foster <Smalltalk at jgfoster.net> wrote:
> I went to http://www.dell.com and entered '6V620-DDCWBC2' in the search
> and took each of the lowest-cost options and came up with US$439 for a
> machine with 1 GB of RAM and 160 GB of hard disk. I did some other poking
> around and came up with a similar configuration for US$409 in their Small
> Business area. The offer code '6V620-DNDWHA2' will give you a notebook for
> Your next computer should be a 64-bit machine.
> On Tuesday 08 May 2007 12:30 pm, Martin McClure wrote:
> > > Could we have a few comments on the 64 bit hardware? I'm sure that
> > > some folks understand the nuances but a few minutes on Wikipedia has
> > > made my head hurt.
> > Yes, it'll do that. :-)
> > > I assume that the processor needs to be 64 bit and this means either
> > > AMD64 or Intel's Core 2 (Duo?)?
> > Correct. Any of the AMD 64-bit CPUs should work fine, as well as any
> > Intel processor with their 64-bit extensions.
> > > If I was going to setup a linux box using either RedHat/Suse
> > > Enterprise x versions what would be an example hardware spec?
> > Wide variations are possible, but I'll give some examples.
> > Machines I use (and successfully run GemStone on) are these:
> > My home desktop, built myself, components of various ages up to 3 years:
> > Athlon 64 CPU
> > 2GiB DDR 400MHz RAM
> > 1 350GB SATA 300 hard drive
> > My work desktop, a Dell Precision 390:
> > Intel Core 2 duo 6600 dual-core CPU, 2.4GHz
> > 2GiB DDR2 667MHz RAM
> > 2 350GB SATA 300 drives
> > My laptop, a MacBook manufactured in February 2007:
> > Intel Core 2 duo T7200 dual-core CPU, 2.0GHz
> > 2GiB DDR2 667MHz RAM
> > 1 80G SATA drive
> > I run Gentoo Linux on all of these (and the MacBook dual-boots with Mac
> > OS X). Most other folks here at GemStone run Suse. Whatever you run, get
> > the latest version.
> > Unless you're running a high-volume production system (please note that
> > I do not define "high-volume", YMMV) a single-core CPU, 1G of RAM, and a
> > single SATA drive should do fine. Last I checked, you could build one of
> > these for about $700 using fairly high-quality components. Each of the
> > commercial dual-core systems above cost about $1500.
> > Regards,
> > -Martin
> > _______________________________________________
> > Seaside mailing list
> > Seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> > http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/seaside
> Seaside mailing list
> Seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
Yann Monclair --- Email: monclair at gmail.com
Come chat on Gtalk !!
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the seaside