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Re: Debian on an old PC

On Thursday 06 January 2005 01:31 pm, Vegard Lundby Rekaa wrote:
> > On your machine the primary holdup to a system such as this would be
> > memory--the likes of which cost about a $1/stick at our local
> > "re-compute" store.
> I got hold of 128MB RAM from a friend. Now there is a total of
> 128+16=144MB RAM. Don't you think that is enough for OO.org and WM when
> he's prepared for a slow machine?

I would be surprised if that old machine could recognize more than 64MB.  Have 
you tried the memory in the machine?

Tell you what...  Download a bootable Linux CD with a LightGUI and run that on 
the machine.  That way you can try it before you commit.

Alvin Smith

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