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Re: [SLE] How To Setup & USe Network HUB
  • From: emanon <charles.randle@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 22:06:16 -0700
  • Message-id: <3B8C7847.2797FA2E@xxxxxxx>
Nick Zentena wrote:
>
> On August 28, 2001 11:33 am, Oliver Ob wrote:
> > Nick Zentena schrieb:
> >
> > Hello All,
> >
> > > Somebody already mentioned a floppy based system. If you grab
> > > coyote Linux run the script and answer the questions it will create a
> > > floppy for you. Put the disk in the machine and reboot and viola a
> > > working gateway. Assuming it
> >
> > This sounds easy and interesting to me, too.
> > What Proc speed do you need, would say a 386sx20 be enough for this
> > gateway?
> >
> > > http://www.coyotelinux.com/
>
> With Coyote the problem may not be speed. I remember the issue being it
> needs a math Co-proccessor. Something the sx might lack. Best to check the
> coyote linux website. The other thing the actual speed you need is related to
> the speed of your connection. The faster your link the more power you need.
>
> Nick

i'm pretty sure you need an minimum 486dx or equivalent processor for
coyote. another consideration is the presence or lack of pci bus slots
for your nics unless you have some old 10mz isa cards.

good luck

larry


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