????: How well would BSD run on this laptop

Spadge spadge at fromley.net
Sat Jun 24 19:22:04 BST 2006


Roger McCalman wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 06:39:15PM +0100, k k wrote:
>> --- Jamie White <jatos.software at gmail.com> ??????:
>>
>>> Hi
>>> I have an old laptop with a 400mhz processor, 256mb
>>> RAM and 2.2 gig hard
>>> disk. Would this laptop run BSD with X and KDE at a
>>> decent speed?
>>> Jamie
>>>
>>
>> the speed would be decent ......... the disk space may
>> not 
>>  i dont know the minimum, i started with 20 gigs
> 
> I have an old dell but after putting on kde and a few other ports my 4Gb disk
> is just about full.
> 
> Cheers, Roger
> 
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Yeah, KDE3 will take up a gig just to build, but I don't know if that 
holds true for pre-built KDE installs though. pkg_add may not be a bad idea.

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