FC on old PC

Martin Marques martin at bugs.unl.edu.ar
Sat Nov 8 14:11:48 UTC 2003

El Sáb 08 Nov 2003 10:39, Dag Wieers escribió:
> On Sat, 8 Nov 2003, Martin Marques wrote:
> > Is it posible to get FC1 to install on a PC with a 486 processor and 8MB
> > of RAM?
> >
> > I still have one of those running. :-)
> Often, the easiest way to install it on older hardware, is to remove the
> hardddisk and connect it to a faster machine and do the installation
> there.
> Later you can simply upgrade using apt or yum.
> PS I have a 386sx12Mhz with 4MB RAM running RH62 on a 80MB HD as a simple
> firewall. I can't upgrade because of the disk and the BIOS ;))

Well, here we have lots of people that read there mail with pine, so we use 
these old PC as text terminals with NIS and NFS, so they can read there mail.

con: as they are old PC with little memory, some of our nasty users have 
problems with their very HEAVY mailboxs (spank them!).

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Centro de Telematica  |  DBA, Programador, Administrador
             Universidad Nacional
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