FreeBSD on my old 386

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Sat Aug 30 02:04:08 PDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 09:33:52PM -0600, Nicholas Steinberg wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD,
> I have a junky old 386 laptop with 4 megs of ram and 16 mHz of CPU 
> power. I am currently running a junky distribution of Linux, which I 
> hate. I hear that the latest version of FreeBSD that supports my 
> hardware is version 2.1.7. How can I download it? It isn't on your FTP site.

Look at to find an FTP site carrying a
particular release of FreeBSD.

In your case I suspect you would actually be better off with NetBSD
( instead.  They seem to have better support for
low-end hardware.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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