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New Small Linux Experiences uploaded

New notes have been uploaded of experiences with installing Small Linux. See:

and see
about a dossier 486 owner's experiences of using Small Linux as a step before installing Slackware 3.3

Posted by Steven Gibson 2001-05-26

FAQ has been translated to Danish

Thanks to Gretar for translating the Small Linux FAQ into Danish. It is in the web site at:

Posted by Steven Gibson 2001-02-21

Released Version 0.7.5 of Small Linux

Using Linux Kernel 2.0.0
Has route and ifconfig
The boot disk has additional utilities
Has a Unix demo script for Unix newbies to see what is on Small Linux can boot with a Ramdisk in 4 megs.
Has a beta install script for hard drive installation

Posted by Steven Gibson 2001-01-07

Installing Small Linux on a Palmax PD1000

I added a page on the steps I used in installing Small Linux on a Palmax PD1000.

Posted by Steven Gibson 2000-12-26

Small Linux boots under Plex86

Small Linux version 0.5.0 can boot up under the Plex86 virtual machine.
This means you can use one machine without rebooting, to test Small Linux.
See screenshots and documentation at:

Posted by Steven Gibson 2000-12-20

Added debian 1.1 base disks

At in the pub/debian directory are debian boot and root disks and 4 base disks for installation of debian 1.1 using old kernel 2.0.0 for use on 386 pcs with less than 6 meg of ram. The base install takes 15 megs of hardidsk.

Posted by Steven Gibson 2000-12-19

Added Small Linux Boot disk version 0.7.4

Updated Boot Disk for Small Linux version 0.7.4 uses syslinux boot loader with kernel 2.0.0 will. this version can again use ramdisk, so that support diskettes can be used. The file name is smboot074.tar

Posted by Steven Gibson 2000-12-19

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