Linux on ALDI / Medion LT 9888

The Medion LT 9888 laptop was sold at ALDI Germany in 1998. I’ve been using it as a Linux Server for more than 10 continous years now and it just refuses to die. In order to boot Linux on it, I’m using the following kernel command line options:

vga=0x305 pci=irqmask=0x8fff