On 2012-07-22 at 14:49:00 +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: > lastly it is worthwhile mentioning that yes, openwrt can even now fit > into 16 or even 8mb of RAM, [...] > bottom line is: if you're prepared to increase the RAM requirements > to say 64mb and to use debian 3.1 (*1) from over 10 years ago you > *might* get lucky, Actually, in my experience current debian (wheezy) is able to boot and run cli apps on a device with 32MB RAM (ben nanonote, ships with openwrt), but it will need a bit of swap to be able to run apt-get. On an old laptop with 128MB RAM I run a full LXDE desktop, and it is able to run even iceweasel. A computerish device with 64MB RAM should be able to run a modern headerless debian system without significant issues. -- Elena ``of Valhalla''
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