[oclug] Oldest Linux install?
Richard Guy Briggs
rgb at tricolour.net
Sat Feb 26 00:10:37 EST 2005
On Sat, Feb 26, 2005 at 12:01:08AM -0500, Frank Stratton - VE3YY wrote:
> Now that is old. As I remember, Linus, went from the low numbers like 0.13
> to 0.95 because he said that he figured he would have most of the bugs out
> and make it stable and release 1.0 so there never was a kernel level like
That's exactly what it did, it went from 0.13 to 0.95 in a single
bound... Might even be the same release, renumbered.
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> On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 10:56:39PM -0500, Peter T. wrote:
> > What was your oldest Linux install?
> > Mine was Red Hat 5.1 on a 586. circa 2000-2001.
> April 1992, I think. That was the earliest Google found... I think it
> was SLS from about 15 1200k 5.25" floppies downloaded over a 1200 baud
> modem... Linux 0.13 kernel
> 5 months later I used it to train an artificial neural network to do
> speech recognition for my 4th year project for my undergrad. That
> process ran at 99.5% CPU usage for two solid weeks to train the neural
> net on a 486DX-33. Worked like a champ. Multitasked beautifully even
> then, way better than win98 or mac os-9 didn't years later...
> I even had X working then...
> > Peter Timusk B.Math Just trying to stay linear
> slainte mhath, RGB
slainte mhath, RGB
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