Re: newbie nerd
> Lets say there was this guy building a 486 computer for a church intranet
> and he wanted to run Linux.
> Would he :
> A)JUST LOAD LINUX OR:
What are you going to us this machine for ?
If you are going to use it for a web server for the intranet,
just load linux.
If you have some other purpose in mind
just load linux, unless you need to run some special dos apps
> can a soldered CPU be unsoldered by a proand upgraded to lets say a 586 or
> This guy has no clue what is going on.
This is a bad idea. The pentium chip needs a collection of support chips
call a chip set and they are different than the 486 chip set. There is also
the memory width problem. The memory bus of the 486 is 32bit the pentium
Buy a new motherboard.