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Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Wed Oct 5 16:30:31 UTC 2005


On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Gregg Wonderly wrote:

> My definition of "fine" includes spending my time doing what I need to do,
> rather than spending my time working around limitations :-)  Yes, I too could
> slice and dice the kernel and running processes to minimize RAM use.  Allowing
> the X-Server enough space to run a full, active desktop is what I want.  If you
> go to an 8 bit scheme, and run at a reduced display size, then yep, it will be
> possible.  But, I tend to be lazy about customizing because it just gets to be
> so tedious.

In the spirit of the do-it-yourself ham that likes to make do with
what he has, running Linux on old hardware with a bit of fine-tuning
to make it play is certainly an option.

Yea, as I get older, I do less work on my cars and operating systems
and more work on the things I enjoy the most.

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