[Tiny-tux] Browser on 486
embeddedlinuxguy at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 23:47:29 UTC 2011
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
> recompiled kernel (the kernel needs to be recompiled to use WAY less ram).
> twm uses ~800kbytes of ram which is completely doable on a 486.
Good point, I'm thinking CONFIG_EMBEDDED and
CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE to start with.
It would be useful to have lynx/links as a backup, but most people
prefer a graphical browser for everyday use. Conceivably one could run
X to just launch a single fullscreen browser window and no window
manager, if X were absolutely needed for some reason.
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