[TAG] kernel compilation problem
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Thu Apr 14 01:08:54 MSD 2005
On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 01:23:29PM -0700, Mike Orr wrote:
> Ben wrote:
> > Yeah, that's probably an even better way to phrase it. This is one of
> > the reasons that you an still accomplish useful tasks - hell, pretty
> > much everything you'd expect out of a computer - on a 386 with 8MB RAM
> > and a 20MB HD. Try doing that with Wind0ws...
> In other words, Linux is scalable.
> I'm not sure 386/8/20 is still sustainable though.
Just read a "report from the field" yesterday that reports it still to
be so. Heck, considering that a lot of floppy-based Linux routers
run just fine without a hard drive at all...
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