[Cialug] Compaq notebook 100

Barry Von Ahsen barry at vonahsen.com
Thu Jun 30 18:15:40 CDT 2005



Theron Conrey wrote:
> A friend of mine recently tossed me a notebook to keep saying that it 
> wouldn't run anything anymore.  Rather than argue, I went ahead and 
> loaded Debian 3.1 with the 2.4 kernel on it. (the 2.6 kernel load was 
> giving me some funky error messages about the single usb port on it.)
> My question is: What window manager would you use?  I've got the base 
> system installed but now I want to give this back to the person who gave 
> it to me and show them that the hardware is still "good"  It's a k6 450 
> I believe with 128 megs (I had an extra dimm laying around was x2 18's 
> for a whopping 32 megs) and am looking for a lightweight wm.  Any thoughts?
> Theron
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