[TriLUG] Decent install target?
07 May 2002 09:51:02 -0400
On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 10:46, J Johnson wrote:
> Over the weekend my 2 year old son quite literally made me revive and old
> machine I had sitting around the house. He wanted to play with it, and it
> wouldn't even POST. So we opened it up, and found that there was no memor=
> installed. Dig around a little, ah yes, here we go, 4 chips. Slap those
> puppies in and 'thar' she blows" (booted to NT) ;-). So now I'm thinking,
> would this make a decent platform for a server type install? By server I
> mean in the RedHat since of no X windows. I was thinking maybe an install=
> RH6.2. or even maybe checking out Debian? Would this box suffice for a
> router / firewall / VPN / what ever else?
It's hard to say what it is appropriate for without knowing what kind of
hardware it is, but I'm inclined to say that if it will boot Windows NT
it will likely run at least some flavor of Linux.
So tell us more about the box.
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