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SubjectRe: The history of the Linux OS
On Wed, 25 Nov 1998, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> > This is a question that's been bugging me for a while. What's the EARLIEST
> > kernel that will still work with all the wonderful stuff that we have
> > including glibc2? :)
> Since your glibc2 is an ELF binary, 0.01 won't work for sure.

I wouldn't do that if you care your data. Filesystems (expecially ext2)
changed a lot since the epoch so you may well end up with trashed
partitions. Don't experiment with kernels on your HDs. Use floppy but
don't try to mount partitions.


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