Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 7th Jan 2006 18:50 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y The study described in the following article was done by Mirosoft, so run to the kitchen and get some grains of salt. "Microsoft's Linux and open-source lab on the Redmond campus has been running some interesting tests of late, one of which was looking at how well the latest Windows client software runs on legacy hardware in comparison to its Linux competitors. The tests, which found that Windows performed as well as Linux on legacy hardware when installed and run out-of-the-box, were done in part to give Microsoft the data it needed to effectively "put to rest the myth that Linux can run on anything." Do with the results as you please, but the topic is interesting nonetheless. What are your experiences?
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RE: Well..
by Cramit on Sun 8th Jan 2006 20:13 UTC in reply to "Well.."
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I have a 200 mhz MMX IBM thinkpad 560x with 96 megs of ram. I have not tried windows on it (only usb cd rom) I found that linux was usable with fluxbox (knopix got me installed but was very slow) I found BeOS is most useable, even fast OS for it

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