[lug] lightweight linux distributions

Dana J. Hall danahall at concentric.net
Tue Oct 24 13:38:00 MDT 2000

I have installed Monkey Linux on a 486 in the past and it seemed to be
adequate.  Although I did not use it for long, I was investigating this
distribution in order to reuse some old hardware to build a home network 
and I think this distribution would work for that. 



On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> Greetings,
> I've been trying to install KRUD on an old 486 with a 240M  disk.
> Unfortunately I'm having a bit of trouble paring it down enough to get it
> installed.  I did get RH 5.0 on it once and am now trying to upgrade.  My
> idea was to select another smaller distribution, but upon looking at those
> available, there are so many that I don't know where to begin.  Does anyone
> have a preferred small linux distribution?
> I want to use the machine to dial out over modem on one side and forward
> traffic to a lan.  I know about the linux router project.  Does anyone have
> any opinions about this distribution?  Am I better off spending the time
> with KRUD and iterating through until I get it right, or is it better to
> spend the time up front to get a smaller distribution (e.g. LRP) going?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Chip 
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