[PLUG] Please suggest me a lightweight GNU/Linux distribution

Gowthaman Basuvaraj techie2go at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 09:50:41 IST 2008

>  I am having a Pentium IV system with 128MB of RAM and Intex RTL 8139D
> Ethernet Card. When I am installing some old linux
> distributions such as Red Hat 9, Fedora Core 4 then I am able to execute X
> window but my ethernet card is not being detected. And
> when I am installing current linux distribution such as Fedora Core 9 then
> my ethernet card is being detected but X window is not
> starting due to insufficient amount of RAM. So can you please suggest me a
> lightweight linux distribution which can detect my
> Intex RTL 8139D ethernet card as well as I can work in X window. I will
> remain thankful to you for this forever.
> --

Zenwalk , the requirements (as seen on
http://manual.zenwalk.org/en/Hardware_Requirements.html )

Zenwalk Linux requires a minimum of the following hardware:

   - A Pentium II class processor
   - 128 MB of RAM memory
   - 2 GB of available space on your hard drive

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