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Re: minimal Fedora install?



On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 12:56 +0900, Joel wrote:
> > ...
> > I was given a pentium something or other box over the weekend and I
> > want to install Fedora on.  It only has like 24 megs of <proprietary>
> > ram.  If there is such a thing as a pci ram card maybe it might merit
> > throwing it in there.
> > 
> > I would be interested to knowing who out there has loaded FC
> > successfully on a really old machine, what you did to overcome
> > problems, etc.  Cruddiest hardware contest!   :)  At what point does
> > the camels back break with regards to cruddy hardware?
> > 
> > I can upgrade the hard drive (which is only 1g at this point).  It'd
> > be kinda cool to get FC on it and not have to go to a 'tiny' distro. 
> > Resources:  floppy drive, no cdrom, pci slots.
> 
> 
> (Putting on my asbestos suit, just in case ...)
> 
> Not sure if you would be interested, but have you heard of netbsd and/or
> openbsd? (Takes a little thinking ahead, but I've done netbsd on 8M RAM,
> 160M HD on a 33MHz 68030 CPU, for example.) (netbsd.org, opensd.org)
> 
> -- 
> Joel <rees ddcom co jp>
> 
nothing that small but I did it on a PII 233 with 98RAM and a 4GB hard
drive. it was fine with fluxbox on it.

=G
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