[xubuntu-users] Xu vs. 486DX2
exalowprofile at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 21:38:41 UTC 2007
isn't a Pentium I superior to a 486 and as i stated the machine i'm talking
about DOESN'T have a Network board or whatever or even a cd-rom drive (I
even dunno if BIOS supports cd's)
On 2/21/07, Joshua Gardner <mellowcellofellow at gmail.com> wrote:
> You want floppies, Debian Net-install is great. Got it running on a
> Pentium I without X as a DNS, DHCP, CUPS, Samba, and Apache Webserver. Works
> With Debian Net-install, you image three floppies, boot, root, and NIC
> drivers. It then downloads the installer program and everything else as it
> goes, leaving you with a very basic system by default, but giving you the
> option to install servers and desktops, etc.
> While not as fast as installing a with CD's, it's an excellent
> installation method. I wish Ubuntu offered it.
> Also, Puppy runs fine on this machine, DSL wouldn't boot cause of the
> ISOLINUX bootloader that is default. There is a SYSLINUX version that is for
> hardware that doesn't like ISOLINUX, but my CD burner broke, so I resorted
> to floppies.
> On 2/21/07, João Santiago <exalowprofile at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't know if i own that number of floppies xD and i really think the
> > other process is easier, even though the floppy thing isn't out of question.
> > DSL or tiny and even puppy are all small enough to fit say, 50/60
> > floppies lol time to go shopping xD
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