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Old 12-15-2005, 04:29 PM   #1
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Linux on a Hyperdata laptop, with Pentium mmx processer and 16 MB of ram

hey, I posetd awhiel ago about linux on a laptop without a cd drive... Well now I have a laptop with a CD drive...

I tryed to load DSl but it froze while booting from the CD...

Is there any CD distros that can run on 16 MB of ram? oh and it needs to have like touchpad suport...

Thankies! ^^

Old 12-15-2005, 06:46 PM   #2
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The freezeup might be a CDROM reading problem. You might try a different brand of media for the install disk. 16Mb is just barely enough. DSL or Peanut Linux is probably best.


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