[mythtv-users] OT: Old Linux (was MythTV : Thank You)

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Feb 5 17:31:41 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Feb 5, 2007, at 10:03 AM, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> Chris Pinkham wrote:
>>> If you want a really old distro, check out the wikipedia page for SLS
>>> and an archive of SLS v1.03, circa the fall of 1992.
>> I can one up you on that, I started on Yggdrasil Linux, sometime in
>> 91-92. :P
> I was going to mention that one but I couldn't remember how to spell  
> it :-)
> Now, what CPU were you running. I seem to recall upgrading from a 486  
> to a Pentium-I in 1993 (and getting one of the originals with the  
> FDIV bug). I had to fill out some sort of form for Intel stating that  
> I actually had a need to do floating point division in order to get  
> the replacement. Pretty stupid huh? Like having to prove a need to  
> type an "F" in order to get a bad keyboard replaced.

Most likely a Cyrix 486 class proc. Couldn't afford a Pentium. :) I 
recall RAM was about $100 a MB at the time...


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