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Re: The pre-release of Hard Hat Linux for SGI...

To: SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: The pre-release of Hard Hat Linux for SGI...
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 13:50:12 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: "James V. Hendricks" <u120086@acl.lanl.gov>
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.3.96.980715100313.1992B-100000@acl.lanl.gov>
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This is definitely worth forwarding on to the list...

-- 
Alex deVries, puffin on LinuxNet.
http://www.engsoc.carleton.ca/~adevries/ .



On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, James V. Hendricks wrote:

> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 10:09:37 -0600 (MDT)
> From: "James V. Hendricks" <u120086@acl.lanl.gov>
> To: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
> 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 ralf@uni-koblenz.de 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
> 


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