[sf-lug] puppy linux on a 65k ram i series IBM Thinkpad

jim stockford jim at well.com
Sat Oct 20 17:44:39 PDT 2007

don't know, but there's also Damn Small Linux
(DSL), which has as its mission to stay under
50MB (or whatever they actually promise, i
could be wrong).

On Oct 20, 2007, at 5:15 PM, Alex Kleider wrote:

> I want to get linux running on an old weak machine
> (65k ram i series IBM Thinkpad)
> and have heard that puppy is suitably 'compact.'
> The Xvesa server seems to not work. (screen is inintellegible)
> Puppy seems to need the hard drive partitioned and some files loaded
> prior to installation and I don't understand what they are telling me
> to do in the documentation.
> Can anyone shed some light?
> The first decision I must make is whether puppy is the best choice.
> If so, how to install it!
> alex at kleider.net
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