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  Gentoo Linux Reloaded
Subject:   I _almost_ tried this
Date:   2002-10-11 14:58:27
From:   anonymous2
I felt gentoo was a tremedously good idea for old, low-spec hardware, and as I have an old (but wonderful) p133 laptop I almost started installing gentoo on it. Unfortunately, at least when I looked at it last, building stuff like X was still mandatory, as all tools are graphical - and I also quickly realized I would melt the poor thing by spending a week or so compiling stuff.


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  • I _almost_ tried this
    2002-11-03 08:07:01  anonymous2 [View]

    I installed it on a p100, well within the span of 24 hours. As suggested in some documentation, I left it installing x/kde etc. overnight, and the following morning I had a fully working OS. (Constant tweaking to follow, but that would be the same wether it is a 100MHz system or a 2gHz system...

    Give it a go: what's to lose?!