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Linux distro

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I'm have old toshiba laptop(t1900) 486, 4mbRAM and ~120MB of hdd
I'm looking for distro to suite my comp, no need for X windows but not enything that runs on FAT, just normal small Linux.
Actually, *BSDs will do as well. If u know any distro that would do this I will be thankful for hint

Greg
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Hmm, I have a friend with a laptop with the same specifications, we had red hat 4 running on it fully installed for a while. After that we installed Red Hat 5.2 in console mode only style(no desktop, no X windows system).
Also, I do believe we had suse 5 running on it, a limited installation considering SuSe is one of the larger distro's available. Um, a compact version of NetBSD should suit you, or even An Older OpenBSD should suit your hardware. FreeBSD probably has something that would be fitting but my experience with FreeBSD is limited in comparison to the other BSD's and RH. Good Luck, if you are only looking for a console system than you should be able to install just about any older distro...
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How he did it, using floppy disks?
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yep
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You can install FreeBSD via floppy disks!
 

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