You *can* do it ... it'll be painful and it won't run, it'll crawl (as
opposed to sit as Win does !
Your best bet here might be a *very* basic v.old Slakware dist (the easiest
to install by hand if you don't have room for the GUI bit ...
you will get a reasonable amount onto a 40MB hard drive, although I wouldn't
do anything too stressful ...
Is anyone out there willing to arrange a room, where we can arrange to
install / configure these *tight* boxes ? Minimal H/W installs have been a
hobby-horse of mine for an age now (Win'95 on a 386/16MHz/4MB/20MB anyone ?)
You might need to stick to a 1.x series kernel (although you could probably
get away with a 2.0.xx series, just DON'T even THINK about doing a
re-compile on it :o)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Galbraith [SMTP:bgalbraith at penguinpowered.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2000 16:46
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Ideal disk partition configuration? (OT now)
>> Be kind to me here....I have a v old labtop.....2m RAM and a 40M hard
> drive. Do I have a snowball's chance of finding anything GNU/ Linuxwise to
> run on it. Don't expect or want it to do much...just an interesting little
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