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Re: linux on max problem

On Wed, 2004-08-11 at 10:09 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Tony Pitman wrote:
> > As I said I am all the way to the point of extracting the base debs from
> > the basedebs.tar file. The problem is that it has been on that dialog for
> > about an hour now. Is this normal? I know it is a slow machine, but should
> > it really take this long to extract?
> >
> > If this is typical, can someone tell me how long IS too long? How long
> > should I give it before I figure something is wrong? If something is wrong,
> > what do I do about it?
> A few days ago we got a report that it took 8 days on an older Mac. Your Quadra
> should be faster ;-)

That guy's box had 8MB RAM.  Oh, and it was an SE/30, I think.

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