[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #191

Luke B. Post lpost at comp.uark.edu
Sat May 2 03:16:54 EDT 1998


Or don't use a log either way will work.

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|    Luke Post                  Department of Physics, UofA           |
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On Fri, 1 May 1998, Paul wrote:

> 
> On Tue, 28 Apr 1998, Brice D. Fleckenstein wrote:
> 
> > > My preferred o/s is Linux but I might consider DOS.
> > 
> >  DOS client running under WFWg 3.11 in a DOS box can be set up to run
> > almost exactly as fast as the LINUX client - and that setup only needs
> > 20-30 Megs or so of HD, where the LINUX setup needs noticeably more (60
> > Megs min at a guess, and more as the various system logs start adding
> > up). 
> > 
> you can fit linux into much less than 60 megs. i have a 386 at work i am
> using as a samba file server to keep the buffer files on for my rc5
> effort, and its 35 meg root partition has over 10 megs free. As for the
> log problem - just use crontab to wipe them every 24 hours...
> 
> Paul
> 
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