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Re: [SLE] installing suse with 64 mb
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 01:30:21 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502190123230.8114@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Friday 2005-02-18 at 13:36 +0100, Per Jessen wrote:

> > An me on a P-133 with 32Mb. Pity 7.3 is no longer mantained: SuSE could
> > think of maintaining a small footprint distro for old machines used as
> > firewalls or routers. I know there are other options, but I like SuSE.
>
> Ditto. The one thing about 7.3 is also it doesn't have YaST2 - YaST1 is much faster and much
> smaller.

With one exception: the online update module has a bug in it, and it eats,
no, wolves memory. I have on that 32Mb machine about 2 GIGA bits of swap
only for that purpose.

Just have a look at the binary's name: "/usr/lib/YaST2/bin/y2bignfat", ie,
"yast2 big and fat.", I suppose. Yes, it does have yast2.

I have it online for the purpose of working as modem-router for 9.1:
modem pppd is broken in 9.1, as reported time ago.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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