What distro on a Dell CPI

Javier Chacon javier.jchacon at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 21:36:18 CDT 2009


Hi.


Please try with:


http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/

http://www.delilinux.de/


And many , many more.



Best regards,

Javier Ch. Sandi
San josé, Costa Rica.


Very nice place to live


http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/google_map_costa_rica.htm








On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Les Denham <les at iiandt.com> wrote:

> On Monday 03 August 2009, luis r wrote:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > I have a Dell CPi a-series, Ram Memory: 64M, CPU speed: 300MHz, HD:4Gb.
> > I was wondering if anyone can recommend me a distro that works with this
> > model?
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Luis
>
> I have a similar computer, but with a 20Gb disk, and have installed Gentoo
> Linux on it, though not without a lot of experimentation.  In particular, I
> had to carefully go through the kernel setup, eliminating everything not
> essential and compiling everything as a module where this was possible.  If
> the kernel is larger than the RAM you will have problems.  My final install
> was quite usable, though it took about 72 hours to install (Gentoo compiles
> everything as it is installed).
>
> Unless you want to learn a lot about the internals of Linux, I wouldn't
> recommend Gentoo.  DSL might be your best choice.
>
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