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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

reconsider.
32, even 64 MB ram is low for a desktop system (with GUI).
However, I have roughly the same system (133 Mhz CPU, 32 MB RAM, ISA network adaptors) running Debian. I use it as a router/firewall. Works great.
Since it didn't have a CD station, I used boot diskettes and a network install, and of course a non-GUI setup. Great project for a rainy sunday afternoon Smile

Of course, that BNC is a problem - you wont find many network devices that you can connect that too - except in flee marjkets etc.

IF you want to have a go at this, you may have to look for less common distro's. the most recent Debian installer refused to work on that PC for lack of memory - If I remember well I used Woody or some 2.x version, but with 2.6 kernel.
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