[mythtv-users] OT: Old Linux (was MythTV : Thank You)
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Mon Feb 5 21:34:18 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 02:16:57PM -0500, Tom Lichti wrote:
> >>> 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
> >> Most likely a Cyrix 486 class proc. Couldn't afford a Pentium. :) I
> > Luxury! My first Linux box was a 25-MHz 386SX with 4 MB of RAM, a 120-MB hard
> > drive, and a 256K VGA card driving a monochrome monitor. I think I might still
> VGA? VGA? Pure luxury. Try an overclocked 16MHz (from 12MHz) 286, 256kb
> RAM, single 5 1/4" drive, with a monochrome TTL display. That was my
> first PC...my first computer was a VIC-20, aside from the Commodore PET
You kids wouldn't know hardship if it were forced on you. My
first PC was a Turbo 8086 that could run at almost 8 MHz with
128KB of RAM. But the first computer I used had a keypunch for
making cards. Lots of storage, but measured in roomfuls of
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