Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Linux on board: Breathe new life into an old machine

Linux on board: Breathe new life into an old machine:
"Enter, stage left, an old Gateway box (I mean no disrespect for Gateway). In October of 1997, I spent nearly $3,000 on what was at the time a top-of-the-line laptop. Boasting a Pentium� 133, 32 MB of high-speed SDRAM, and an 800x600 TFT LCD display, the machine had 1.15 MB of video memory -- just enough to allow 16-bit color at the 800x600 resolution of its on-screen display"