Re: poor machine
On Sat, 2003-01-18 at 01:08, Andriy T.Yanko wrote:
> I got Toshiba T1850/120 notebook ( 1991, very old )
> Technical info: Intel 386SX -25/120Mb HDD/8Mb RAM/LCD 640x480/
> I am not fun of M$ so I am looking linux distribution for such machine.
> Do anyone know optional distro or how to make own small optimal distro for 386SX?
RAM and disk are problems there - the debian install won't run in less
than 12MB with swap (which you don't have room for) or 14 without.
I have a Toshiba 486 with 200MB disk and 8MB RAM; I've installed Linux
twice - first time was Slackware, with a heavily modified boot disk - I
included PCMCIA and left out just about everything else, so I could do a
network install. For Debian, I pulled the disk out and put it in my
desktop :-) Even then, I think I may have watched carefully while it was
installing, and removed bits that I figured I didn't need (docs etc)
before it got to the next stage, so that it didn't run out :-)
Both of those are full distros though; you should have an easier time
with something designed for a small machine.
- poor machine
- From: Andriy T.Yanko <firstname.lastname@example.org>