[plug]Guns and Linux

John Summerfield summer at os2.ami.com.au
Wed May 5 11:58:09 WST 1999

> >
> > More important is the amount of RAM (and of disk space). If you
> > have 16 Mb
> > and 500 Mb should be fine. My web pages are served from a 486DX100 16 Mb
> > 420 Mb which also handles my mail & collects information and
> > files for me:
> > at the moment it's a staging area for RH 6.
> >
> > Satan is a network analyzer: looks for security holes. Subject to RAM and
> > disk space, should be fine. I see no advantage in 6 over 5.2 though.
> C'mon a 2.2.x kernal; over 2.0.36 ????? Ok I suppose you can upgrade and
> compile a new kernel on the 5.2 box but you need to update packages and well
> ... I'm just lazy and I like having everything on one CD *grin*. Still if
> you know how to do it I would suggest customising/optimising the kernel for
> your 486 by doing a recompile. Get rid of some of the non required hardware
> stuff.

Hardly needs a 2.2 kernel. However, I've been running 2.2 kernels  for 
months on RH 5.0. One box got its first 2.2 kernel the same day I gave it 
2.0.36. RH 5.2 doesn't need much updating if you really do want to run a 
2.2. kernel.

John Summerfield
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