On Wed, 10 Aug 2005, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I was running Fedora (I think FC-2) on a P200 until a few months ago,
> with X, and it wasn't unbearable.
The biggest factor with RHL9 or later on Pentium class machines is
Xft/Xrender - seems floating point heavy and pentium's are noticeably
slower than P6 machines, regardless of RAM.
A PCI Radeon 9200 might alleviate that though (accelerated Xrender)
to some extent.
Next thing is RAM.
But it doesn't apply at all though if you're not intending to run X +
> tried it with 64MB originally, but compiling the kernel, for
> example, took over 12 hours. Someone gave me 64MB RAM, and when I
> put that in the kernel compiled in 40 minutes or so, IIRC.
Why compile a kernel on such a machine, particularly when FC offers
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