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Re: [vox-tech] Jan 21 - Linux Installfest in Davis


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Jan 21 - Linux Installfest in Davis
  • From: RiceBoy <ksmurMAPSakoshi@ucdavis.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 14:56:33 -0800
  • References: 383278527.979839145793.JavaMail.root@web191-iw

I haven't done anything like that, but the linux for laptops website has
an entry about it:

http://my.netian.com/~echoo/e133t.html

It isn't much but i suppose it might be of some help. 

Kevin Murakoshi


Rusty Minden wrote:
> 
> For the upcomming IF We will have an interesting install. This is the base
> information, but I am concerned as to if this will work. 8MB ram is a little
> small.. This will have to be either a hard drive install or an install from
> an existing computer. Any ideas? Has anyone done this who will be available
> for the IF?
> Rusty
> 
> ------Original Message------
> From: "Larry Ozeran, MD" <assistant@jps.net>
> To: Rusty Minden <rminden@mail.com>
> Sent: January 18, 2001 7:45:40 AM GMT
> Subject: Re: [vox-announce] Jan 21 - Linux Installfest in Davis
> 
> Rusty --
> 
> Thanks for responding.  I am considering installing Linux on a Hitachi E133
> laptop (Pentium II 133) with 11.3" color STN LCD screen, bus connector port
> (though I do not have any expansion devices), RS-232C and external monitor
> ports, 25 pin parallel port, 2 PCMCIA card slots (though I have no PCMCIA
> devices), removable hard disk (but I doubt if non-hitachi drives could be
> inserted), floppy disk drive and a measly 8MB RAM.  Please let me know if
> you need more information, or if you can already tell one way or another
> whether a Linux installation will be possible.  Thanks
> 
> -- Larry
> 
> At 05:22 PM 1/16/01 -0500, you wrote:
> >There are foppy installs of Linux We will need as much information about
> >your computer as possible.
> >Rusty
> >
> >------Original Message------
> >From: William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net>
> >To: "Larry Ozeran, MD" <assistant@jps.net>
> >Sent: January 16, 2001 7:19:46 PM GMT
> >Subject: Re: [vox-announce] Jan 21 - Linux Installfest in Davis
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Bill --
> >>
> >> Is it possible to install linux on a laptop without a CD-ROM (or fast
> >> connection)? It has a 1G hard disk.  Should I bother to bring it?
> >
> >Sure... using a floppy disk and serial port.  It'll be really slow, though.
> >
> >By "fast connection," are you talking about the ports on your machine?
> >(I guess my question is: does it have an ethernet port?)
> >Or did you simply mean you don't have a broadband 'net connection? :)
> >
> >Either way, it wouldn't be hopeless.  If you think you'd like to come,
> >please RSVP on the Installfest page:
> >
> >http://www.lugod.org/projects/installfest/
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >-bill!
> >Cc'd to Rusty
> >
> >
> >........................................................
> >iWon.com       http://www.iwon.com     why wouldn't you?
> >........................................................
> >
> >
> >
> 
> ........................................................
> iWon.com       http://www.iwon.com     why wouldn't you?
> ........................................................

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