[xubuntu-users] Xu vs. 486DX2

João Santiago exalowprofile at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 17:05:53 UTC 2007

i just realised that i don't even have a compatible mouse and keyboard for
it xD must be hidden in the atic.. so no, no network connection

On 2/21/07, Graeme Pietersz <fgpietersz at uk2.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 February 2007 22:53, michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> > I think DSL uses a 2.4 kernel to save space. Don't know how you feel
> about
> > it, but I wasn't interested in going there.
> The DSL wiki justifies the decision to use 2.4 here:
> http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/wiki/index.php/FAQ#Will_DSL_ever_use_the_2.6_kernel.3F_Has_it_even_been_considered.3F
> I do not know enough to know if their reasoning is correct, but it sounds
> convincing.
> >
> > Puppy has very good reviews, although I wasn't able to get it running on
> my
> > 486. Could well be my error, not a fault of puppy or the computer.
> I have used Puppy off a live CD on about six different machines, with no
> problems. All were PIIs or better though.
> Does this machine have a network connection? I notice no one has suggested
> it,
> is there any reason it would be a bad idea? Installing over a LAN may be
> less
> painful than using pile of floppies.
> Graeme
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