On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 03:48:47PM +0100, Paolo Marchiori mentioned:
> Roll your own going on some microdistro like mu-Linux.
> Hard disks tend to fail after more than ten years, so having a
> floppy-based system (on readonly floppies that load to ramdisks)
> may be your winning choice. And you'll need only 8M of RAM.
Ten years ? I'd say three years is optimistic for most commodity drives;
even the manufacturers won't give more than 12 months on most these days.
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