Future Linux machines?

Cole Tuininga colet at code-energy.com
Mon Jul 16 07:54:55 EDT 2001

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John Abreau wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2001, Glenn Burkhardt wrote:
> > However, I have to say that the latest desktop packages (KDE, Gnome) are
> > memory hogs.  KDE 2 is even more demanding than KDE 1.  I wouldn't want to
> > run either with less than 32mb.
> Perhaps they could be used as cheap fileservers. You could drop in a large
> hard drive, install the OS, then rip out the cdrom drive to make room for
> a second drive. If the machines aren't too old to have a second IDE
> channel, then you can toss in two more drives. Or retail the cdrom and
> operate it with one (or three) drives.

The problem with this ( and please feel free to correct me if I'm wrong
) is that unless I'm mistaken, older machines such as these will have
BIOS's that won't allow large hard drives to be added....

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