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



Well I'm not sure,  We are using pretty much the default install for our
elementary schools.
Dale
----- Original Message -----
From: <jam McQuil com>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Older boxes hang trying to mount nfs


> Dale,
>
> 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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