[SATLUG] IBM 5140 Convertible
sargonemail at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 06:02:37 CDT 2012
On 7/23/12, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On Jul 23, 2012 2:44 PM, "Bruce Dubbs" <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> So, I just acquired one of these. Its in great shape and I'd like to get
>>> Linux or BSD (something with a c compiler) on it. ... well, there's no
>>> persistent storage, aside from a pair of 720kb floppies. It's an 80c88
>>> processor with 256kb of RAM and a modem. Any recommendations?
> Linux Terminal : http://www.sorgonet.com/8086/8088_linux_dumb_terminal/
> If you're looking to speed things up, could do a modem or serial
> connection to an ardruino/rasberry pi/ipad/ <insert your portable
> computer here> with "wifi".
> Browse the web w/ dial-up using linux && lynx:
> http://elks.sourceforge.net/ will run in 200k, leaving 64k!
> Tiny core linux and μClinux(search on Mclinux) might fit the bill too!
> The linux version for the ez-430 runs in 256k!
Could use things like http://www.freemyipod.org/wiki/Status &&
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockbox to do a portable linux terminal server for
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