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  1. #1

    is my laptop too crappy for gentoo?

    i was wondering if it was possible for me to put a stage 1 install of gentoo on a toshiba satellite pro 430cdt. it has a 120mhz processor and 16mb ram.

  2. #2
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    probably not to slow to _run_ it, but it will take a _long_ time to compile, I would recommend a precompiled distro for a laptop like that. maybe debian, or something lightweight, I've heard vectorlinux is good for that kind of thing

  3. #3
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    gentoo would run, compile will be slow, but in the long run I think the system would be faster than a precompiled and therefore more bloated system
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    so perhaps a stage 3 install of gentoo, would that work out alright?

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    Doesn't state 3 use pre-built packages?

    Stage 2 would be better regardless

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