[ubuntu-uk] Fwd: dig out your old computers...

Phill Whiteside PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Sun Mar 4 15:26:17 UTC 2012


Hi Alan,

yeah, that would be great.

Thanks,

Phill.


On 4 March 2012 14:41, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:

> On 03/03/12 22:51, Phill Whiteside wrote:
> > Hiyas,
> >
> > Yeah, for the testing of lubuntu [1] [2]
> >
> > We need some 128Mb RAM machines [2] . These are needed for non PAE
> chipsets
> > as well. We need to know if the none PAE system install actually will
> work.
> > We only have one with actual hardware as yet, the others are doing it via
> > VM.
>
> [...]
>
> > The beta 1's are at the usual place
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/TechnicalOverview/Beta1
> >
> > The dailies, as always are spilt between Desktop and alternate. If you
> need
> > more information on testing but think you do not know how to do so,
> please
> > do reply - Honest, we do not bite from any of the testing teams. It is
> > frequently that the new comers say something is wrong & the rest of us go
> > "Dho!, who did we miss that one?"
> >
> > Please do not see my request to UK list as any attempt to favour one
> > flavour of *buntu over an other. Each flavour has an important section in
> > our family.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Phill.
>
> [...]
>
> > [2] http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/204/builds
> > [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu#System_Requirements
>
> I have a Pentium II machine which is available to run some tests on.
> It has 256MB ram currently  and I think I can remove some for tests.
> I guess that it will naturally pick up non pae (?) install.
>
> Initially it had/has Ubuntu 7.04 which was/is ok. And Windows 98.
>
> I intend to use Lubuntu beta 1 alternate CD to install in place of the
> Ubuntu  - in fact into
> dev/hda2 continuing its status as a dual boot PC because win98 is in
> dev/hda1
>
> I intend to take the RAM down to 128MB for the test install.
>
> Phill, Does this sound what is needed?
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