thinking of the "ultimate" retro x86 PCs - what bits to seek/keep ?

Sean Caron scaron at
Thu Jun 2 17:16:52 CDT 2016

On Thu, 2 Jun 2016, Swift Griggs wrote:

>> CD-ROM was less work for installing Windoze 3.10/3.11 than a couple
>> dozen floppies.
> Or installing SLS or Slackware with 40 floppies. :-)
> -Swift

Oh, man, that brings back memories. Trying to bang Linux onto a 386SX-16 
with 4 Meg RAM and some puny little hard drive ... My first NAT box! It 
was pretty excruciating to use, LOL. I bet the throughput could be figured 
in kpps... ;)



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