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Date:      Wed, 2 Oct 2002 01:16:52 -0400
From:      "Liquid" <liquid@liquidonline.ca>
To:        "'Gary W. Swearingen'" <swear@attbi.com>, "'Doug Poland'" <doug@polands.org>
Cc:        <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Bare minimum requirements for FreeBSD installation
Message-ID:  <000001c269d2$eba87690$6400a8c0@windows>
In-Reply-To: <p1wup1vafd.up1@localhost.localdomain>

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Actually I am waiting on an auction to end.  For some reason I never
thought of looking on ebay, and I hit the jackpot there... 64mb of 30pin
simms!

Where can I get more info on this picobsd though?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Gary W. Swearingen [mailto:swear@attbi.com]
>Sent: October 1, 2002 10:31 PM
>To: Doug Poland
>Cc: liquid@liquidonline.ca; freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
>Subject: Re: Bare minimum requirements for FreeBSD installation
>
>"Doug Poland" <doug@polands.org> writes:
>
>> sshd, ipfw, and natd on a RoadRunner cable modem.  My only problem
>> is the disk is so small I can't do an installworld to keep up with
>> -STABLE.
>
>Consider running picoBSD off a floppy with or without a hard disk
>(eg, for log files).  It was quite easy/fast to get going and you can
>easily keep it as current as the system you build it on (which is
>not the systemn you would run it on).
>
>
>I suspect that picoBSD would run on an 8 MB computer, but I don't know.
>
>I hope the original poster has considered just finding an old computer
>with 16 MB; I've bought them for 5 $US from local government surplus.


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