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Re: debian on a 386 ?

On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 11:13:11AM -0800, Heather wrote:
> > > > YES, you can. But you need >4MB RAM. Try Debian 1.3.1,
> > > > it's based on libc5 and not so big as glibc (Debian 2.x).
> >> Where can I get those older versions of Debian? I've searched through
> >> the FTP-server and didn't find anything.
> > Hi again,
> > 
> > try the "archive" at http://www.debian.org/releases
> > 
> > Bye
> > Antonio
> Don't you read the pages you send someone to??
> The pages there only mention as far back as 2.0 (hamm) not 1.3.1 as 
> described - and it isn't possible to download that either, because the
> download links point at the list of mirrors, and all the well behaved 
> mirrors are carrying...
> stable (slink aka 2.1R4 aka "slink and a half")
> 	frozen (potato aka "releasing real soon now")
> 		unstable (woody)
> NOT that this is very laptoppish but I think it needed to be said.  So
> if someone has their OWN copy of the older distros of debian, could you 
> please speak up?  My older forms (of debian) have all been upgraded out 
> of existence, I didn't pick up CDs until 2.1 shipped.  

Check out http://archive.debian.org/

There is a mirror at http://debian.midco.net/ftp/debian-archive/


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