On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 01:52:36PM +0000, Cormac McClean mentioned:
>> I have two small hard drives (270MB and 220MB or so) on a 486.
> I would like to make the most use of the disk space I have (I know,
> I really should buy a larger hard drive, but it's "Linux on a shoe-string").
And it should be possible. Seeing as it's a small/old system, don't
bother with fancy new stuff like glibc.
See can you get a hold of some RedHat 4.x install discs, and use those.
Install as minimal as you can get away with. It should end up around 50MB,
with X. Then add extra RPMs as you need them. The base X install on a 4.x
libc5 system won't have GNOME, but then you probably won't need that, hmm
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