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#1 2018-01-09 17:03:55

vinzv
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Running Linux on a 486

Knowing Linux and it's abilities with ancient hardware for a long time it still astounishes me sometimes:
http://yeokhengmeng.com/2018/01/make-th … eat-again/

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#2 2018-01-09 18:41:41

bigbenaugust
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Registered: 2017-05-20
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Re: Running Linux on a 486

That guy is the right kind of crazy.


--Ben
BL / MX / Raspbian... and a whole bunch of RHEL boxes. :)

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#3 2018-03-03 04:07:38

m1rr0r5h4d35
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Re: Running Linux on a 486

Indeed, that is cool. I don't think I would have went for Gentoo, though. Maybe Slackware? But, that is what would have been easiest for me, I guess. To each there own. Might have been more worthwhile to have installed FreeDOS on it, and used it for retro gaming or something. :-/


"A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding."

- William Gibson

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