Comment #1 posted on 2022-02-15T18:41:04Z by Windigo
PATA and Netbooks
My Dell Mini 9 has the same PATA interface, so it seems like it was all the rage during the netbook days.
Between that and 32-bit Atom processors, I'm afraid mine is reaching the limit of its usefulness. Mine's relegated to console and framebuffer apps. Kudos on getting yours running Chromium!
Comment #2 posted on 2022-02-21T01:27:29Z by ClaudioM
Re; PATA and Netbooks
I hear ya on extending the lives of these devices nowadays, but with OpenBSD and Fluxbox, along with the SSD and adapter, it's surprisingly useful! Firefox won't build on OpenBSD/x86 (it segfaults since it needs more memory) so they won't be including it any longer. SeaMonkey is still available, but not sure for how much longer.
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