[lug] The slow-lowmemory-headless-server-with-plenty-of-disk distro?
David L. Anselmi
anselmi at anselmi.us
Tue Nov 14 17:53:36 MST 2006
Chris Riddoch wrote:
> Hi, everyone.
> As some of you know, I got a Soekris 4801
> I'm inclined to use Debian on it, and I've looked at Gentoo, and
> Ubuntu, but I'm waffling.
I think you'd be happy with Debian. I put it on less than 500MB of disk
in a PIII 500 with 128MB of RAM and used the rest of the disk to hold
ISOs. This was the net-boot, net-install server for installfest.
I put Ubuntu (server) on it once too. Although that worked as well as
Debian there were a lot more packages that I went through and removed.
Ubuntu has 2 meta packages that depend on everything they want on a bare
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