LINUX on Windows 98
brie.gordon at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 12:32:29 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 8:08 AM, Jimmy Montague
<rhetoric102 at iowatelecom.net> wrote:
> Official MS system minimum requirements for Win98* include
> 355 mb hdd space
> 16 mb system RAM
> 486 DX2/66 processor
> I was with Win98 from the rollout. It ran real shitty in 16 megs of RAM,
> but it ran. It ran a lot better in 32 megs and better still in 64. If
> you had Win98 in 256 megs of RAM, you were drivin' a Cadillac.
> *Source is Windows 98 Resource Kit from MS Press.
> On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 21:53 +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 05:43 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> > How much RAM does a 1997 (11 year old!) computer have? Windows 98
>> > was made to run with 100 KB of RAM.
>> No it was not. Where do you *get* this stuff?
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I've been able to bring several older (built for Windows 98) laptops
using Kubuntu. DSL is also a good choice but it is not the easiest
How much memory do you have?
Have you considered a memory upgrade? Memory for older laptops is pretty cheap.
Brie A. Gordon
A Linux Chica
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