[CentOS] Re: centos 4.6 - 586 install - how to get that to a 486 level if possible

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Sat Jun 21 17:27:47 UTC 2008

on 6-21-2008 6:17 AM Jerry Geis spake the following:
>> Sorry, I have no clue about your question. However, I have several
>> AMD K6 chips (pentium-equivalent) lying around should you trip over
>> a motherboard that'll run them. That would solve your 486 problem, I
>> think, so let me know if such a chip would help you out.
> Fred - thanks for the offer - however I do have a specific device I am 
> targeting. Ebox2300sx.
> I have no options on the hardware. It would be a great solution hardware 
> wise but software is
> being a bit of a pain at this time.
> Johnny - thanks for the info. I actually have debian booted on the 
> device but then EVERYTHING
> is so much different on debian than centos. I was also trying a redhat 9 
> install and put a 2.6 kernel on it.
> However, I realize this is not the best solution. BUT - to try it out 
> and get something working with
> the other programs I need I thought that might be a valid short term 
> path to check things out.
> Thanks guys,
> Jerry
I still think Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, or one of the BSD's will be your best 
option on that hardware. But Gentoo would take forever to compile/install on 
that hardware.

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