This is definitely worth forwarding on to the list...
Alex deVries, puffin on LinuxNet.
On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, James V. Hendricks wrote:
> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 10:09:37 -0600 (MDT)
> From: "James V. Hendricks" <email@example.com>
> To: Alex deVries <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: The pre-release of Hard Hat Linux for SGI...
> (I don't know if I should be sending this to the mailing list)
> On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, Alex deVries wrote:
> > On Wed, 15 Jul 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> > > Time to put up a webpage and register users :-)
> Count me in :)
> > I know it's a bitch to download 270MB, but I'd really like it if someone
> > would give this dsitribution a shot. Red Hat's going to press this on a
> > CD later this week, and we need to make sure that we get it right.
> > Actually, even Linux/SGI coasters would be pretty cool...
> I am downloading Hard Hat and will install it the moment it finishes on
> a SGI Indy R4600 with 96MB RAM, two 500MB disks, and a really nice
> monitor :)
> I work at the Advanced Computing Lab at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
> Many of the PCs (often times Dual P2-300s with 512 MB RAM) run Linux. We
> have tons of Indy's that run very slowly in IRIX (32MB RAM, one 500MB
> disk). A smaller OS like Linux may help out a lot.
> - James