Re: Linux on a i286
On Thu, Dec 11, 1997 at 08:30:19AM -0500, Alex Yukhimets wrote:
> > Is there a way I can get Linux to work on my old 286?
> There is an attempt to port Linux to 086 called ELKS. Look for it's link
> on LDP page (http://sunsite.unc.edu/LDP/). Last time I checked I still
> couldn't even boot it on my 286 though.
Times have changed. It boots okay and there are some user space utilities
which run okay. There's still a long way to go yet though. It is hoped
that there will be networking in the future.
Hamish Moffatt, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
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