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Old 05-23-2006, 11:23 AM   #1
der_vegi
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distribution for pentium mmx 200mhz, with 32mb ram? kernel >= 2.6.13 required


hi, guys!

i know, this question comes up very often: "need a distribution for my old, slow pc"... but my problem is, that i also need a kernel >= 2.6.13 for the drivers of the - only - network card, a wireless usb-stick d-link dwl-g122. so dsl doesn't work, because it has a 2.4 kernel.

what distribution to use? it should'nt be a too complicated one, because the computer belongs to a friend and she doesn't know too much about computers.

here the hardware:
acer extensa 367T with pentiuim mmx 200mhz, 32mb ram, 2gb hard disk.

greets
 
Old 05-23-2006, 05:12 PM   #2
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http://slax.linux-live.org/

but with 32mb ram it most likely will run too slow.

Last edited by chrisg631; 05-23-2006 at 05:14 PM.
 
Old 05-23-2006, 07:38 PM   #3
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use something small, and if needed compile your own kernel
 
  


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