Installing Ubuntu from floppy disk?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Nov 27 22:08:40 UTC 2007

NoOp wrote:
> On 11/27/2007 11:44 AM, Ashley Benton wrote:
> > From DOS the list is: computer Award/Award, pentium TM
> > memory 640K, 31744 K extras
> > video VGA, cirrus
> > Network, No network
> I'm afraid that the system is probably destined for the recycle bin.
> Even if you try another tiny linux, you won't be able to do much of
> anything with only 640K of memory. 64M maybe, but definately not with
> 640K.

If I read the specs right, it is 32MB, you forgot the "31744 K extras". 
However, you are right that it will be difficult to find a modern distro 
that can run with this low amount of memory. Even if you find one, it 
might be only usable for CLI applications.


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