On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 04:33:47PM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 08:45:38AM -0800, Josh Narins wrote:
> > Does anyone know the oldest piece of machinery, still
> > pingable, running Debian? What about not pingable?
> I've got an old 386 machine that I bought in early 1992 that still
> runs well.
Hello! i have a 386 that my uncle chucked out, its running potato -fine
as an irc server but takes ages to do anything with apt! hdd is <100mb
so have to be quite minimal. -is quiet there arent loads of fans like
slighlty OT but have been trying to use a bbc micro as a serial terminal
but havent had much sucess, isnt technically pingable but it is old
hardware kindaconnected to linux!
> It ran exclusively on linux right from the start, serving as a BBS
> from mid-1992 until June 29, 1996. Since July of 2000, it's been
> running Debian linux as my firewall at home.
you is hardcore ;-)