FC on old PC

Peter Eddy petere at atg.com
Sat Nov 8 14:33:42 UTC 2003

Martin Marques wrote:

>> 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?

> 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!).

Have you investigated the Linux terminal server project?  Take one beefy 
machine, mix in lots of old, low-power machines with no local hard disks 
and voilà! A modern, capable desktop for all.



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