[Gllug] Picking a linux distro

Christopher Hunter cehunter at gb-x.org
Sun Jun 20 17:05:48 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-19 at 20:35 +0100, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> I have an old laptop with 256 MB memory and a pentium III that I am
> tinking of using for some kernel development (testing some ideas on
> handling low memory) - I'd like a disto that makes it easy to use a
> custom 2.6 kernel and will not fall over wit that level of memory unless
> I want it to.
> Any recommendations?

If you just want to use the thing, Puppy takes some beating.  If you
want to hack around, then Debian's your choice.


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