How old of a system can I load Breezy?
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Sun Nov 13 15:01:48 UTC 2005
Kipton Moravec Wrote:
> I have a Pentium 166 with 384M Memory and 5Gb Hard drive. I was
> thinking of setting it up as a server to play with Apache and FTP, and
> few other server type things.
> This is for playing, not for production, so I know it will be slow,
> I don't care.
> I can't seem to load Breezy. Will it not load on this small of a
> I get Low Memory mode warnings, and it seems to be looping where it
> tries to load the network drivers. (I think it is an old 3COM).
> It has not gotten to the point where I can partition the disk.
> I am beginning to think it will not work on a Pentium 1. What should I
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I ran Drupal on a similar system for a whole and found it fast enough.
384 megs of ram is more than enough (I ran with 64 megs) and you should
not get low memory warnings. Perhaps this is a hardware issue?
Depending on your card, you may need to load the module by hand. What
does lspci show (CTRL-ALF-F2 to get into a console)
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