[CentOS] Best CentOS to install on *old* laptop?
mpk2 at enter.net
Sun Mar 1 18:17:37 UTC 2009
Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I've found an old IBM OmniBook 800 and am curious whether I can get it
> going again. (Currently it boots either Windows 95 or some
> then-contemporary version of Slackware.) The CDROM is external (SCSI,
> I think) and the machine won't boot from it, so it'd require a boot
> floppy. Any suggestions? Or is CentOS entirely the wrong Linux to be
> thinking about for this?
True, this is out of my league, and I'm just brainstorming, but ...
Does it have a pcmcia slot? Does anyone make a USB-pcmcia adapter?
Set up a usb stick to boot from.
Good? Or, am I totally off base? :)
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