[rescue] O/S for 133/150mhz laptops???

Michael Parson mparson at bl.org
Mon Jul 10 15:40:47 CDT 2006

On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 01:28:04PM -0700, stephen price wrote:
> Asking for opinions for an operating system for some older pentium 133
> & 150 mhz laptops.  Ram size will range from 32mb to 80mb, all have
> a 6gb hard disk & nice TFT active matrix screens.  All have "real"
> stickers for m$98 & could reload that - but would like to see about
> nicer smaller kernel linux distros etc.
> Recommendations ??

I'm running NetBSD on my 110Mhz Sparcbook with 64 megs of ram.  Runs
X well enough (800x600x16bit) with a minimal window manager (evilwm).
Wouldn't try and fire up Firefox or Mozilla, but dillo does a decent
enough job for a graphical browser.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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