[lug] new install

steve at badcheese.com steve at badcheese.com
Thu Mar 15 14:33:52 MDT 2007

Yea, needless to say, the gcc compile took like 200M of swap and a full 
day to compile.  :)

- Steve

On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Ken MacFerrin wrote:

> Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 14:28:35 -0600
> From: Ken MacFerrin <lists at macferrin.com>
> Reply-To: "Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List"
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> To: "Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List"
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> Subject: Re: [lug] new install
>> I've got a 64-Meg 200Mhz Pentium-1 desktop (why do I keep it around?)
>> that's running Gentoo Linux now.  It could run X, but I don't run X just
>> because I think that 64M is a little too low to run firefox, but 128M
>> should be fine to do the basic desktop stuff without swapping too much.
>> :)  I use my 64M machine mostly to do bittorrent and stuff.  I don't
>> care how long it takes and the networking is the same as it is on a
>> beafy machine, so I'm content with it.  I *have* installed a full Suse
>> (9.2, I think) distro on my 64M machine once, but was too slow for
>> desktop use.
> Alright.. Gentoo is my favorite desktop distro and what I run on my main
> workstation.. but on a 200Mhz/64M system?.. ouch.  I'm guessing gcc must
> take about a full day to compile?
> -Ken
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