*nix on "classic" systems
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 11 16:20:34 CDT 2007
On Apr 11, 2007, at 3:35 PM, Chris M wrote:
>> You can still run Debian sarge (the second-last
> version; it was the most
>> current release until a few days ago) with a 2.2.20
>> kernel. Even with a
>> 2.4.x or 2.6.x kernel it isn't that bloated. It runs
>> fine on my 486sx25
>> with 32 MB of RAM, and would run okay with 16MB.
>> I've always felt the BSD distributions are better if
> you want something
>> really bare and basic, though.
> I really don't think it's realistic to operate a
> modern computer w/a non-windowed environment these
Interesting. I'm assuming from this statement that you haven't
been in many datacenters.
Port Charlotte, FL
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