what can i do with a 486?
joe at joeholden.co.uk
Fri Jan 19 15:44:22 UTC 2007
deeptech71 at gmail.com wrote:
> The HDD is 200MB, not 500MB.
> Couldn't enter the BIOS setup because of a password. Then I used the
> board's clear CMOS jumper. Now I can't get into the BIOS setup, no
> matter what I press!
> I've installed FreeBSD on a gaming PC to that 200MB drive, then put it
> in the 486 comp. Result: "Missing operating system" error.
> > Packet filtering wise, I'd say compared to what I get from chips like
> > and such, 2 megabit probably, depending on what you're doing. Filtering
> > bridge was able to top me off at like 10 megabit I think.
> Too slow. It will have a lot of latency. Plus, there are no cards where
> I can insert 2 network cables, and I'm not into buying such old equipment.
> The router thing is out of the question then. So, any suggestions? Or,
> anything I can DO with this thing?
> Best I can do is to get some experience and fun with old systems. Can
> someone direct me to small floppy-based operating systems?
Have you tried Pico/NanoBSD?
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