[SATLUG] Installing Solaris on an older PC

Don Crowder donguitar at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 12:25:54 CDT 2008


satlugacct at jchampion.com wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have an older whitebox PIII 866 with 512mb of ram. I would like to 
> install Solaris on it to learn and to play with. I see where the system 
> requirements state that this is the minimum for a working system.
> 
> So would the performance be less than satisfactory? I would hate to 
> build a new box for this.
> 
> Are there any other OS' that I could plan with instead? Other than 
> Linux/Unix?

That machine would run just about any "flavor" of BSD nicely or, if you 
just want to get your hands dirty with something interesting you could 
install ReactOS and contribute to their adventure.
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