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Nice Challenge?

Postby BroodjeBal » Sat Apr 29, 2006 4:07 pm

Hi, I recently was able to purchase a toshiba t1900, a 48s/SX with 4 MB ram and only 100MB Hard Disk. No CD rom, just a floppy drive. Now I want to install some kind of linux on it. I suppose something like a slackware distro, but is there anyone out there who knows where I can get it on FLOPPY so as to be able to install it...
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RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby BroodjeBal » Sat Apr 29, 2006 4:08 pm

eh a 486 that is...
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RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby Rhakios » Sat Apr 29, 2006 5:28 pm

With 4MB of ram you aren't going to be doing anything graphical, so why not use a floppy distro like tomsrtbt. Indeed, why not have a look here for a list of floppy based Linux distros.
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RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby BroodjeBal » Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:06 am

Yeah, I've been looking around for stuf like that, found some, but I want to have something I can play around with, see how much I can pull oout of that little thing.
Saw stuff like minix (50 MB install), but no such thing as I can install through floppies.
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Re: RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby Nigel » Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:40 am

BroodjeBal wrote:Saw stuff like minix (50 MB install), but no such thing as I can install through floppies.


:?: :?: :?: The full Minix 2.0.0, as provided with Prof. Tannenbaum's book, can be installed from 9 floppies (which includes the source code !)
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RE: Re: RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby BroodjeBal » Wed May 03, 2006 7:19 am

okay, now to find the floppy-based distro so I can download it. for now I'm only able to find downloadable cd-iso's. If you could tell me where I can download the set of floppy-images I'd be really grateful.
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RE: Re: RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby towy71 » Wed May 03, 2006 7:25 am

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RE: Re: RE: Nice Challenge?

Postby BroodjeBal » Wed May 03, 2006 8:01 am

thanks, clicked a little further and found mu-linux. that should work. at least it's all in small packages...
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Postby Hello » Sat May 06, 2006 11:54 am

Windows 95!
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Postby towy71 » Sat May 06, 2006 3:42 pm

Hello wrote:Windows 95!

Wash your mouth out, or hose down that keyboard ;-) :lol:
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