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Legacy OS (TEENpup) Feedback is it booting?
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Aitch


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Location: Chatham, Kent, UK

PostPosted: Sat 18 Sep 2010, 17:14    Post subject:  

Hey Guys, I think I know what Don's problem with the download was.....

I have Noscript on Firefox, and get the same result as Don, unless I click 'temporarily allow this page' - so it's either Flash or Java missing/turned off, AFAIK

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don922

Joined: 19 Jan 2008
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Location: The land of 14" monitors

PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 09:54    Post subject: A little progress -- Hurrah!!!  

john biles, Roy, & Aitch:

Thank you for your help I can now access the MediaFire site and get a download if I allow MediaFire in NoScript. Part of the problem I was having is because I use the FirePup browser -- it's fast, but it's a little outdated.

I can now run ProZilla other than I can't seem to get a userame or password to work right. I don't understand "Hostname -- localhost Port -- 3128" which are pre-entered in the Preference Panel for Proxies. Failure to get this right eliminates the www.meownplanet download site.

So far getting this huge download has been like herding cats.

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john biles


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 11:02    Post subject:  

Hello don922,
I tried to see if anyone else is hosting Legacy OS and found this dodgy looking Russian site hosting Legacy OS may be you can also do a search to find new download links.

Link: http://www.freshwap.net/applications/294499-legacy-os-2010-i386.html

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Legacy OS 2.1 LTS Released! Install me on a new! EXT2 Partition with 500Mb of swap and I'll be happy. Razz
Legacy OS 4 Released! Install to newer legacy hardware / early EeePC's Very Happy
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Sylvander

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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 11:23    Post subject:  

WOT rates that site as "Excellent". Very Happy
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smokey01


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 16:22    Post subject:  

http://www.smokey01.com/puplets/legacyos.iso
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john biles


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 18:51    Post subject:  

Hello Sylvander,
WOT? are you saying the site is good or bad?

Hello smokey01,
Thank you for hosting! Maybe don922 can finally download an iso that matches the md5sum.

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James C


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 18:56    Post subject:  

WOT is Web of Trust, a browser addon that rates and reviews websites.
www.mywot.com

According to the ratings and reviews the site is safe.
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bodbozzle


Joined: 03 Aug 2010
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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 21:42    Post subject:  

edited
Exclamation It is booting!
AMD Athlon XP

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john biles


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PostPosted: Sun 19 Sep 2010, 22:55    Post subject:  

Hello bodbozzle,
What make and model of PC / Laptop do you own and how old is it?
Do you know the make and model of the CD / DVD Drive installed?
With over 7000 downloads there's been few complaints of booting problems.

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don922

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PostPosted: Mon 20 Sep 2010, 00:43    Post subject: Bad Downloads!!!
Subject description: md5sum bad!!!
 

I have downloaded Legacy OS one & a piece more times from SoftPedia (the partial download failed about 3/4 way through and would not resume). This was downloaded with ProZilla, but the md5sum failed on the complete download.

I have downloaded Legacy OS one time from the Smokie01 website with pwget and the md5sum failed. I had to use pwget because I can not get ProZilla to work with the required username and password.

I couldn't find where to download (free) on the freshwap website. It may have a good rating -- it seems flacky to me.

Meanwhile, I was able to download and got good md5sums on Puppy214X-RC5.iso and minipup2.02.iso as a test to determine if I could sucessfully download an iso.

I think the trouble I am having with Legacy OS must be due to it's size.

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bodbozzle


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Sep 2010, 01:49    Post subject:  

Hello John,
Legacy OS booted on an other PC.
It looks beautiful and it takes more time to explore.
Sorry for causing confusion.
I tried booting Legacy OS on an eee 1000H although it was not intended for that.
(eee and external usb drive)
Thanks a lot!

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Lobster
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PostPosted: Mon 20 Sep 2010, 03:24    Post subject:  

booted OK on my Athlon 64 dual processor
It was slow to boot as it is large (seemed 2-3 minutes boot)
and maybe that could be fixed by using Puppy pfix=noram
during boot (if available)

Seems a lot to explore including tutorials and documentation
and a host of programs Cool

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gnomic

Joined: 20 Aug 2010
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PostPosted: Fri 24 Sep 2010, 21:16    Post subject: legacy booted on a couple of desktops  

Legacy ran on a couple of generic desktop PCs

P4 1.6 GHz w/ 768 MB RAM and a Matrox G550 video card.

Celeron D 2.8 GHz, AOpen mobo, 1.5 G RAM, nvidia 64MB GeForce 4 MX440.

On both machines it booted into RAM, quite snappily on the Celeron, but took a while on the P4.

Also tried on a ThinkPad Z60m with i915, 1.86 GHZ Pentium M, 1G RAM. This booted but took 5 minutes + I think, didn't time it. Will try again to give a more precise timing. This machine has a slightly oddball arrangement wrt the hard drive iirc, the mobo is sata but the disk is plain old ide with some kind of adapter between them.
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breversa

Joined: 30 Sep 2010
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PostPosted: Thu 30 Sep 2010, 09:10    Post subject:  

G'day John Biles/Van Gaans !

First of all, let me thank you for your work on Legacy OS and your motivation for doing it, as I LOVE using Linux to give a second life to old hardware (after all, Earth does NOT ONLY belong to the one(s) who pay(s) the bills !). Smile


I tried Legacy OS 2010 on a +/- year 2000 Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 laptop (Pentium III 700MHz, 512MB RAM, 40GB HDD), and while it DOES BOOT, it hangs after the Xorg/Xvesa graphics server choice. Sad

I've opened a topic on that subject here : http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=60425.


I also gave it a try on a more recent Toshiba Tecra A4 (Pentium M 740 1.73GHz, 1024 MB RAM, 80GB HDD), and it boots and runs flawlessly. Smile
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gnomic

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PostPosted: Mon 04 Oct 2010, 23:57    Post subject: ThinkPad Z60m time to desktop  

Just updating last post about the ThinkPad Z60m, keeping an eye on the time it took 6 minutes or more to get a desktop. Slowest of the machines I have tried for some reason, 1.86 GHZ and 1G RAM so not challenged for CPU or memory.
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