Minimal system installation (was: What version)
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon Dec 27 13:08:16 PST 2004
On Monday, 27 December 2004 at 13:21:51 -0600, Dan Thomas wrote:
> A friend gave me a laptop with a Pentium 100 and 24 megs of ram. It
> only has a floppy drive. What version of FreeBSD do you recommend
> and would you send me the link to download it.
It's possible to run FreeBSD on a machine like that (in fact, I intend
to start doing so on a very similar machine today), but only as a
diskless workstation. FreeBSD needs a disk *somewhere*. If this is
all you have, you can't run FreeBSD on it.
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