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I need a linux distro that will fit in just 2gb of space and an 800MHZ AMD Duron Processor with 512mb of ram
I've tried ubuntu, too laggy and bloated
I've tried fedora, fails with my drivers
I've tried debian, complains about not enough space
I've tried gentoo, live cd wouldn't run and I can't manually install it
all will run on 256ram or less
they all run fruagal persistent from hd
make 2 partitions or m,ore
say hda1 holds thorshammer(all or just grml-magix) 1gb (also holds saves for puppy&pmagic
hda2 holds persistent store for grml-magix (make this about 800mb
either label the partition "live-rw" or amke a "live-rw" http://live.debian.net/manual/html/persistence.html
they all run as root too mostly
You install by simply extracting the iso or zip to hd or usb and installing grub or syslinux
if not already there
I think i might try puppy, but before I waste time downloading it, does anybody know if it supports Inventel UR054g 802.11g Wireless adapter's, They aren't very common, I've only seen drivers in ubuntu linux, I'm pretty unsure where to get the driver for it for linux
EDIT: Also I can't use NDISWRAPPER as the driver is on an old wanadoo disk, and the driver isnt in .inf or .drv format, its fully powered by an exe
Last edited by compgenius999; 09-15-2009 at 02:58 AM.
I'd try installing Gentoo again ... Dont use the Gentoo LiveCD, use another, and do a stage3 chroot install. I've installed Gentoo from a Ubuntu, SystemRescueCD, and Sabayon live cd's. And install either XFCE, LXDE, or any other lightweight windows manager. Easily under 2 gigs. Just delete all you dist files to free up space.