Old slow computers can still crank away (Formerly RE: Portsnap vs CSup)

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Mar 20 11:55:16 PDT 2009

> > >
> > for sure not KDE, but X and FreeBSD itself with good software running on
> > it works FAST on 100Mhz machine with 48MB RAM.
> >
> > Yes compiling is slow, but normal usage is FAST.
> I never used gnome or KDE on it, ran Blackbox insted.
of course it's fast.

and even slower machines like 486/33 without HD/FDD could be used as X 

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