ideas for an old BSD laptop?
parv at pair.com
Thu Jan 22 16:31:24 PST 2004
in message <20040122193832.GB55754 at dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>,
wrote Jonathon McKitrick thusly...
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:06:17PM -0500, parv wrote:
> : in message <20040120223640.GB39542 at dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org>,
> : wrote Jonathon McKitrick thusly...
> : >
> : > I haven't used my infamous Toshiba Satellite with FreeBSD 4.8 very
> : > much since I got my desktop system with a flatscreen. I'm trying
> : > to think of something interesting to do with it now.
> : >
> : > Any ideas on something interesting to use it for? Maybe some kind
> : > of learning experience?
> : Try to run (Free|Net)BSD-current? Or even, Sun Solaris 2.9?
> Solaris? That might be interesting. You can order Solaris for x86 on CD
> free from Sun, correct?
I know one could order Solaris CD but do not know if it the CD would
be sent (almost) free of cost.
Does Sun not provide a free downloadable OS image/binary?
> Does it work pretty well with laptop hardware?
To tell you the truth, i listed the operating systems that i would
like to try out myself, but for (disk) space, thus financial
reasons, cannot. I was hoping perhaps you could try them out, and
would let me/us know how other OS's behave...
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