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[SLUG] Re: Hardware - Antiques



\begin{Jon Biddell}
> Q. What is the oldest / wierdest / most cantankerous piece of hardware that 
> you've ever had Linux running on ?

at one stage i was swapping onto a floppy in order to run a 486/SX
diskless X terminal.

the speed is bearable, until two processes start to swap
simultaneously. the seek time on a floppy is horrendous.

i considered raiding two floppy drives, but i realised that PC
hardware doesn't seem to be able to access both at the same time
anyway.

(once everything was running remotely with XDMCP, it was very useable
tho ;)

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 - Gus

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