[CentOS] Old Small Box

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 01:57:15 UTC 2009


On Jan 21, 2009, at 8:32 PM, Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:

>> I have an old 400mHz Dell with a 20G hard drive
>> and 125M ram.  Can I install and run CentOS on it?
>> Thanks,
>> Mike.
>
> My firewall is a Pentium 75 with 48 MB of RAM running CentOS 4.7 +
> current.  I did a text based install, and the install took a very long
> time, but it works very well ..despite taking about 5 minutes to  
> boot up.

I remember running a color NeXTstation with 24MB in 1994 and it ran  
smoothly and I had Wordperfect and Lotus Improv running.

Now if I could only have an OS from back then running on today's  
hardware.

-Ross



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