LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-14-2006, 02:18 PM   #1
eeenigma
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Slackware10.2, Kubuntu6.06.1 LTS, FC5
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
Best Distro for a Dell Poweredge SP590-2


I'm looking for a good distro to install on Dell Poweredge SP590-2

specs are
intel p90 x 2
80Mb ram ( to be increased to 128Mb+ when the simms are available from ebay)
512kb intergrated graphics
2x9Gb scsi HDD
1x4Gb scsi HDD
2x540mb ide HDD
32x Cdrom (scsi)
wangdat/hp dds1
3com 3c905tx nic

I was thinking of slackware or will this be too much for the poor old beast?
hopefully I'm going to have it run a web server and/or mail server.
I have some expericence of Unix (Solaris 5.2 and a certain TLA unix 3.2.4.2 and 5.02) so the more unix orientated the better.

thanks in advance for any replies

Jon
 
Old 06-14-2006, 04:24 PM   #2
ctkroeker
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2005
Location: Paraguay
Posts: 1,565
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 50
I'd suggest something like Slackware or Debian (or a distro that's based on them like DSL, Xubuntu, etc.) Or if you want to get your hands dirty, Gentoo.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dell Poweredge 4300 mpgram Linux - Hardware 9 11-09-2007 03:37 PM
Gentoo on dell poweredge 1850 imanassypov Linux - Distributions 6 06-20-2006 08:37 AM
Dell PowerEdge 1850 - RAID tiagodurante Slackware 6 01-18-2006 05:17 AM
Can't get X to run on Dell PowerEdge 1800 vsurlan Linux - Software 2 04-28-2005 06:49 AM
Dell PowerEdge 2650 k2pattu Linux - Hardware 2 11-21-2003 04:31 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration