[Smaug] Fedora 12 Beta now available

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Oct 23 19:42:22 PDT 2009

I wrote:

> But then you have the problem of:  Is it really wise to sink more money
> into a Pentium-MMX-class machine that's well over a decade old?  If that
> works for you -- or you have compatible memory sitting around -- then
> great.  But it's worth considering whether that money is not better
> applied to buying a PIII (or better) on Craigslist.

Also, pre-686 machines typically _max out_ at, what, 256 MB tops?
I'm a little unclear on what exactly a Fedora live-CD will be
able to do in that amount of RAM.

That's assuming it's not compiled with m686 (etc.) gcc options.

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