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How can I install Linux on a 386?

I want my old 386 for something more than playing "gorillas" in DOS. How could I installlinux in such machine?. Which distribution should I use?.What kernel version would run properly?.Please, answer, thanx!


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  • : I want my old 386 for something more than playing "gorillas" in DOS. How could I installlinux in such machine?. Which distribution should I use?.What kernel version would run properly?.Please, answer, thanx!

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    Yes its possible. I would suggest slackware coz you can easily install it on low memory machines. If you don't have a cd - drive, just put the packages on a floppy and do a floppy install. It still supports it. I would suggest slackware 4.0 but slackware7.1 will install fine too.


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