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Old 10-29-2007, 03:49 PM   #1
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Talking just curious.... is it even possible.... naahhh....

this is quite funny i found this while taking apart an ancient old computer for scrap parts (all i could use was the floppy)

i came across an intel i486 SX processor after a little research i found out that this thing has a whole whopping 16 to 33 Mhz!!!!

could that even sustain bash based system????
Old 10-29-2007, 03:53 PM   #2
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It depends how much ram the machine has, you need approx. 4 mb of ram to run a minamal system, buts its preferred to have more
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google linux 486
it would appear so.


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