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Re: [K12OSN] Older boxes hang trying to mount nfs


Have you tried turn on NFS Swap ?

I've booted workstations with only 8mb of memory, and run
X windows.

It's painfully slow, but it does work.

Jim McQuillan
jam Ltsp org

On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Dale Knight wrote:

> Hey Mike,
> We are testing all sorts of systems @ our schools in Tennessee.
> I have successfully booted by floppy disk an old eduquest 35 all in one unit
> with the mother board upgrade that we just happen to have left over from an
> earlier upgrade.
> sys is now p-133 mhz, 32 meg ram, isa nic, the mb has on board
> video(trident).
> The 386 mhz and memory being 30 pin we just didn't try it to many times!
> The lowest sys requirements that we are using are P-100 mhz with 16 meg ram,
> serial mouse, pci nic, trident video (2-4 meg) booting to 1.6 ghz server
> with 512 meg ram.
> Have had 10 station active with no problems 
> We have never been able to get a machine with 8 meg of ram to start x and
> get a login screen.
> Now the above setup are only going to be used in small classroom labs - 5 to
> 6 stations , and mostly internet research.

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