[SATLUG] A challenge for all seasoned experts :-)

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 17:56:32 CST 2014


16 or 32MB of ram opens up a whole lot more distros/options. :(
Listed below are things that will work on a 386/486 with 4MB ram
(may/may not require disk space/swapspace)
-- ideally still in active development

--microcore (12MB ditro) : http://tinycorelinux.net/

--basic linux :
http://mypage.uniserve.ca/~thelinuxguuu/small_and_floppy_linux/all.html &&
http://distro.ibiblio.org/baslinux/

-- 486 puppy diy :
http://www.linux.org/threads/anitaos-a-diy-distro-you-build-it-yourself.4401/

-- diy floppy dist build (?486) : http://zoollinux.berlios.de/doku.php

-- Start with core and build up (bit bloated for 486) :
http://antix.mepis.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

-- 386 w/ 3MB & 20MB disk space : http://wiki.laptop.org/go/BasicLinux

-- 2 floppy i386 w/16mb (?4mb) : http://blueflops.sourceforge.net/

"floppy links":
-- http://www.linuxlinks.com/Distributions/Floppy/
-- Under floppy section : http://distrowatch.com/dwres.php?resource=links
-- http://www.micheleandreoli.it/mulinux/tiny.html
-- http://www.lugs.ch/linux/resourcen/index.phtml.en?group=88
-- meta links : http://www.ugr.es/~ama/compro/


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