[CentOS] Booting Diskless Workstations

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jun 3 07:39:44 UTC 2008

Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Something just occured to me on this this...
> Suppose I have an old Amd 486DX2/40, could this oldie be setup so that it
> boots a minimal (blocky) GUI over NFS to be able to run xmms or something like
> that? Has anybody tried (something similar like) this?

how much ram?    I don't think I'd bother if its less than about 128MB.

fwiw, a newer distro with a i686 only  kernel won't work, that requires 
pentium pro or better

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