[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 09:36:20 CDT 2005

Let's not forget that Fedora is deadhat, after all.  It's always been 

Peace...  Sridhar

alex at lava-net.com wrote:
> I gave fedora a  try once on an old MMX/233 with 256mb of ram.  took 5 
> minutes to boot minutes to boot and that was without the gui enabled 
> (which I might add it doesn't give you the option of not booting gui 
> during the installer, or at least it didn't for me).  After that 
> slackware got reinstalled and everything was happy again.
> On Mon, Sep 19, 
> 2005 at 12:25:31AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
>>>My turn-off to Linux was an early - and continuing - negative
>>>impression of the *attitude* of most Linux zealots, who suffer from
>>>"anything more than 10 minutes old is crap" disease,
>>Not just the extreme zealots.  I recently had occasion to install
>>Fedora, and the installer said my machine didn't have enough RAM to
>>install on.
>>It had 32 megs.
>>And this wasn't just some zealot's idea.  This actually made it into
>>the distributed installer!
>>/~\ The ASCII				der Mouse
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