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Re: x : keyboard not working




On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 6:33 AM, Zenaan Harkness <zenaan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Welp, ye olde Pentium 90 with 128Megabytes (‼‼!! - no such thing as
ISO standard Mibibytes in those days, it was all completely diffident
you see), and dang! did that computer crawl, and slow down, and
basically came to a halt after a while as X window after X window
steadily, slowly, then really slowly, opened up, one after another
(now listen all you whippasnapperas, no laughing matter ok, we didn't
have kernel mode setting, process groups and CPU affinities - just
getting enough affinity between the graphics card and the mother
bored was challenge enough I tells ya!)

Shoot ;-)
I used to run linux on a 4MB (yes 4) 40MHz 386. The 0.96 kernel from the German
Linux Universe distro, long gone I think.
It took Xwindows about 10 min to start (twm). But once it was up it was
pretty snappy. Rebuilt the kernel on it once. Took about 5 hours.... 
 
> Cheers
> -- t
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