[Cialug] Compaq notebook 100

Don Cady donc5 at mchsi.com
Thu Jun 30 18:17:15 CDT 2005

I'd say fluxbox or xfce, depending on preference. And if that's a K6-2 or 
K6-3, you could use all 686 binaries and blow his socks off with possibly 
the best performance he's seen from it..


>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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