Ian Spillane wrote:
> Strange question maybe; but I'm doing a clean up of CDs. I have a
> instinct against throwing things out. Is there any purpose to old
> distro CDs and DVDs? Does anyone want them?
Yes. I do :-)
Sometimes it's hard to find the download and they are needed to install
drivers etc and test drivers prior to migrating the driver to a new kernel.
Also embedded devices often use older kernels and sometimes these can't
be updated. It might be useful to have the PC version.
Or you may have a specific appliance need and an old PC. Linux used to
run on a P90 and 64M of RAM :-)
I have OSes and stuff going back to 1979 or so, it takes up less space
than one EGA monitor (Yep I have a IBM CGA and EGA monitors in the attic
along with the 8" floppy and 5.25" MFM drives. Perhaps I need a BIT of a
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