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Re: hardware requirements

Tom Cato Amundsen <tomcato@iname.com> writes:

> I am going to find an old pc to run hurd on, and
> connect it to my main pc using network cards.
> What do I need of memory and cpu, will an old 
> i486 33 or 66 MHz 16 MB do? When compiling the hurd
> on such a system, are we talking about hours, days
> or weeks?

I think FPU emulation is still broken, so you'll need a machine with
FPU hardware. I suspect 16 MB is not enough to do anything useful, but
I'll let those with more experience answer that. You'll definitely
need a lot of swap.


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