[SATLUG] IBM 5140 Convertible

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 11:29:32 CDT 2012


Craig wrote:
> ...
>> There may be an 8086 version of Minix that might work.
>> There may be an old BSD version that works too.  But Linux?  No.
> ...
>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/Historic/linux-0.01.tar.gz
> ...
> Who said anything about running an unmodified "original" version of
> linux on an 8088/8086?

The OP asked for linux.  Personally, I don't think a modification to run 
on an 8088 would be linux any more.

   -- Bruce



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