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Old 03-12-2005, 02:05 PM   #1
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old comp. what can I install on it

I have an old laptop with 25 MHz cpu, 8 mb ram and about 120 mb hdd. It has only fdd drive (no internet connection possibility, no cdrom, etc)
I want to have linux on it (a simple one, with textmode only, soem text editors, compilators, etc. What should I chose? Where can I get it?

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Old 03-12-2005, 02:33 PM   #2
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perhaps Damn small linux
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maybe someone knows other suitable linux distributions?
cause loading dsl stops and the system says to me :
" No coprocessor found and no math emulation present.
Giving up."

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Maybe a really old version of Slackware. Obviously a machine with the specs you've listed is going to be very limited in terms of what it can do but it could be a interesting exercise. Good luck with it -- J.W.
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