Retrochallenge, 2005

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 15 18:48:02 CDT 2005


> That's too easy, I ran Linux on a 486 for years. 

I still am...

> I also ran KA9Q tcp/ip over packet radio on a 386 with MSDOS for quite a 
> while (and I think I've still got the disks somewhere), does that count 
> as "online"?

Before I hacked this 5170, it has an 80286 processor (obviously). I ran 
KA9Q on that to connect to Demon. I can't remember if KA9Q will run on an 
8088, though. If it will, it would be easy to get SMTP and NNTP running.

-tony




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