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Re: rl(4) kernel driver dependency .problems
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: rl(4) kernel driver dependency .problems
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 22:04:44 -0400
- Mail-followup-to: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Minix 286. < 2MB RAM.
All activity stopped while it wrote to the disk.
No hard drive (floppies).
Quoting Jameel Akari (jakari_(_at_)_bithose_(_dot_)_com):
> On Tue, 8 Apr 2003, Benjamin Aitchison wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 07:07:07PM -0400, Christopher Nehren wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 18:53, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> > > > You kids, with your more than 12MB RAM and 100MB disks!
> > > > You're spoiled.
> > >
> > > Okay, wanna point me to a tutorial which tells me how I can install OBSD
> > > on a 386SX with 2 MB RAM and a 40 MB drive? :)
> > First you upgrade to 8 MB RAM...
> > Then I think you could probably do it. :)
> Yup. I had some version of Linux running on IBM PS/2s with 386SX or
> 386SLC processors and 8MB RAM. (Linux mostly because nobody else bothers
> to support MCA). X was.. well, painful, but otherwise it worked fine just
> to have a machine to use as a terminal.
> What this has to to with the rl driver I know not. Oh yeah, the rl sucks
> so much you might as well have a 3c501 (or thinking to those IBMs, a
> WD8005) in a 386.
> The scary thing is I know I have two mostly working 386s sitting at home..
> one of them is fully decked with 8MB of SIPPs and a 21MB MFM hard disk.
> The other one is more interesting since I built it out of a wrecked Compaq
> luggable and an IBM portable. That actually has a 300MB SCSI drive in it.
> (hot damn!)
> I'll have to put a more supported SCSI card in that beast and give Open a
> shot on there... err, maybe later. It might be funt to try to squeeze it
> into 21MB on that other machine but I know it's just asking fro trouble.
> sleep 4800;
> make clean && make breakfast
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