Richard A Downing
richard at langside.org.uk
Fri Nov 4 02:30:31 PST 2005
On Thu, 03 Nov 2005 22:09:27 +0000 (GMT)
Ian <info at freedomnet.org.uk> wrote:
> I have a number of 486 machines. They have very little memory
> 16M or less. My interest is to make a version of Linux to
> run a few programs on these, particularly the mail program
> Mutt and Midnight Commander; no X stuff. I need to keep
> well below 100M drive space.
I had LFS-3 running on 486/16M a couple of years ago, so it should be possible. You may find the latest kernels too bloated.
It'll be a long-winded up-hill struggle, but I'm sure it can be done. I hope you have built a regular LFS first, it isn't a project to cut your teeth on.
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