psema4-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 29 23:03:40 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 6:49 PM, edward chin<edchin99-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Does anyone have any recent experience with a distro on something this old?
> There are lots of suggestions on fora like DSL, Puppy, Deli, and even
> Mepis 6.5 (I've been unable to locate an iso even at their site - it
> bounces to 8.0.06).
> Most posts say stay away from DSL. I tried two v of Puppy but can't
> get it to run on this box.
> I'm sending this post from the box cited using Knoppix 3.2, but the
> video output is poor.
> The box is from ACER MMX 233
About 2 months ago I ran into a similar situation. For that machine I
used an old copy of Ubuntu 5.10 which, while a little slow, seemed to
work just fine.
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