older distros and machine for sale wasRe: [oclug] Kudos to Vic!
je_oclug at kronos.honk.org
Thu Apr 15 10:28:53 EDT 2004
On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Robert Brockway wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Peter Timusk wrote:
> Hi Peter. I'd be very surprised if you found the memory requirements of
> Debian 3.0 were much more (or any more) than 2.1. Any vaugely modern
> system should be usable with a modern distro. The minimum memory to
> install Debian 2.1 or Debian 3.0 should be the same.
Yup.. kronos is running on a P200MMX w/ 64MB RAM. System is a Debian
Gateway at home is much the same, except only 32MB RAM.
The old boxes run fine without a GUI, but things like scripted webapps
(SquirrelMail, Gallery and such) are slow.
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