Installing Home Assistant Supervised on an old 32bit HP laptop

 I've received a challenge from my former boss: an old HP laptop that was born in 2005:  an HP-Compaq NC6220 ( ). The specs are abysmal: So, i386, 1.7GHz single-core CPU (remember those?), 1G of DDR2 RAM (2x512M) and a 40GB ATA (not SATA!) drive. But hey, at least it has a serial port!  The challenge is to install HomeAssistant ( ) on it so that he can monitor some Zigbee temperature sensors and relays (via a gateway). The first hurdle was to remove the BIOS password - following this nice guide: Next-up - install HASSOS. Unfortunately, it doesn't support i386, but only x86_64... So, I went the Home Assistant Supervised route, and installed Debian 11 i386 edition from a netinstall USB ( ).   Once Debian was up and running (didn't
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