SOT: Linux install on a P-II, need text games

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Thu Aug 20 16:22:51 UTC 2009

2009/8/20 Bruno Wolff III <bruno at>:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 02:15:40 -0700,
>  Suvayu Ali <fatkasuvayu+linux at> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 19 August 2009 09:20 PM, Deboo ^ wrote:
>>> I would like to know if which Linux ISOs have the text games (bsd and
>>> other ones) on them?
>> I don't think any of the install media contain the console games,
>> however the dependencies for the package bsd-games are satisfied by
>> almost all the installation media. So what you can do is grab the rpm
>> from here,
> The games spin does. It doesn't have bsd-games, but does have rogue,
> bombardier, nethack, ularn, and gnugo.
> With only 32 MB the OP isn't going to be able to run any recent Fedora.
> He'd be better off checking a distribution something targetting low memory
> systems. If he finds a distro that will install, but doesn't have text
> games, then grabbing the source of the games from Fedora's source rpms
> might be useful.

I thought he was talking about RAM. AFAIR we already had disks of the
order of a few gigs in P-II days. The following blog post might be of
interest to the OP if disk space is the problem.


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