"Linux has a reputation, well earned, that it will run on much
more marginal hardware than most other OSes. I have brought it up
on some truly itty-bitty gear over the years, and the embedded/Cell
phone end of the Linux market certainly runs on tiny CPU/Memory
"For all is capabilities though, Linux is not magic (thus the
Harry Potter reference... well, that and the fact that I drive my
daughter nuts by knowing more Harry Potter quotes than she
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