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  Tales of Rescuing Old Hardware
Subject:   Slackware
Date:   2005-05-06 09:15:40
From:   williambeegle
I'm impressed by the NetBSD install. Nice work!

Faced with a similar situation a while ago, I chose to install Slackware Linux. It's still possible to install the base and network sets (A and N for old Slackware users) via floppy.

Another helpful tool for Linux users: the old parallel-port Zip drives. The driver is a horrible kludge (and I don't think it's available for NetBSD), but with it, you only need to install enough via floppy to get the Zip drive working.