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Month: July 2016

Re: Re: Old machines (Pre Pentium-Pro and earlier)

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:31:28 +0200
Julius Schwartzenberg wrote:

> 2016-07-27 22:19 GMT+02:00 deloptes
> <deloptes@...>:
>> Lisi Reisz wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 27 July 2016 17:48:41 iadest@...
>>> wrote:
>>>> Is it possible at all?
>>> That is the question I am asking!!
>> I tried it running on raspberry 2 with 256MB of ram and it did not work.
> I ran KDE 3.5 on systems with 128MB RAM without problems. Maybe you
> need to allocate some swap, but this should at least work.
> I used KDE 1.x on a Cyrix 150+ which worked pretty fast. On a AMD K6-2
> 333MHz I remember that KDE 2 and 3 felt sluggish compared to 1, but I
> do think I managed with them for a while on that system as well. I
> don't think Trinity would really work on those systems. What I
> remember KDE 1.x was more complete than many of the current light
> weight DEs.

I just checked the raspberry yesterday  - it has 512MB RAM. It has also
swap. Indeed it ran but it was so slowly that I render it unusable.