[ltp] Which distro for R51?

James Knott linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:34:23 -0400

On 03/25/2016 08:22 AM, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 12:12:24PM +0000, Florian wrote:
>> I used to have Ubuntu on it but this was annoyingly slow. It seems that 
>> modern distros eat up a lot of ressources and then you can watch the 
>> sandclock longtime...
> Well, try Debian with some lightwight environment. Xfce? LXDE?
>> BTW: Provides Debian 8 a non-pae kernel?
> Yes, the -586/-686 kernel should work on non-PAE CPUs.

Or perhaps a distro like Gentoo.  You install it once and then it
continually updates from that.  It's still available as 32 bit.