Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Tue Oct 7 15:05:20 PDT 2003

"roro" <rorolopez at> writes:

> how do I download freeBSD ? Right! It´s a nerd question, but I tried to download it from the ftp-sites and it did not work....

> Apart from using my PIV................
> Is there a version of freeBSD suitable for machines such as a 486 and MMX133/166? Id  like to turn al the leftovers into a little network and obtain a super-desktop.
> Any hints on that respect?

If they have at least a dozen megabytes of RAM, any version.  [FreeBSD
can run in a lot less, but the normal install needs more.]
I don't think any number of old, slow machines will help you improve
your desktop operations, though.

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