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Date:      Sat, 24 Aug 1996 17:32:11 -0700
From:      Doug Wellington <doug@sun1paztcn.wr.usgs.gov>
To:        Chris Mcmurray <cmcmurra@flemingc.on.ca>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org, doug@sun1paztcn.wr.usgs.gov
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and 286
Message-ID:  <9608250032.AA05103@sun1paztcn.wr.usgs.gov>
In-Reply-To: "Your message of Sat, 24 Aug 1996 18:08:10 MST." <45ADC055816@hal9000.flemingc.on.ca>

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Previously:
>I know it sounds silly, but i have an old 286 I was given and I want to 
>run un*x on it. WHERE can I find a downloadable copy that I can run on 
>it? I know there must still be something around somewhere!

Chris,

You might be able to use Minix or Xinu on your 286...  Here's a couple
pointers:

http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ast/minix.html
http://willow.canberra.edu.au/~chrisc/xinu.html

-Doug

Doug Wellington
doug@sun1paztcn.wr.usgs.gov
System and Network Administrator
US Geological Survey, Tucson, AZ Project Office

According to proposed Federal guidelines, this message is a "non-record".
Hmm, I wonder if _everything_ I say is a "non-record"...?

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