Ubuntu on a 486?

Hervé Fache Herve at lucidia.net
Wed Dec 13 15:15:52 UTC 2006

On 12/13/06, Gabriel Dragffy <dragffy at yandex.ru> wrote:
> > server, too, with some restrictions: As of now, LTS won't even run on
> > my server (62 MB RAM are the guilty party here). Do you see me
> > protesting? No, I installed Sarge on it.
> You're kidding!? 62 MB RAM for a server install won't suffice for LTS?
> Last time I installed Sarge it started up many more 'excess' services
> than Ubuntu did. Server Ubuntu really can't work on 62 MB?

My Ubuntu server installation uses about 51 MB, and that's with SSH,
HTTP (with webmail), IMAP, SMTP and NTP servers + apt-cacher + dyndns

I did have to install the 386 kernel as the generic was not working though...


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