Cheap and cheerful client
Dr. Joel M. Hoffman
joel "at" exc.com
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 13:19:51 +0000
>I'm very interested in building the smallest and cheapest PC possible for an
>educational environment, e.g. using left over 40mb hard disks, upgraded 386
>boards, and wonder if this is a possibility.
There's no reason you can't run Linux and X on a '386 with a 40mb HD.
The only catch is you'll want 8 MB of RAM. (Such a machine, except
with a larger HD for Web files, is my main mail/WWW machine.) If you
use the SVGA viewer, you might be able to get by with 4MB.
(joel "at" exc.com)