[CentOS] Old Small Box

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 00:53:10 UTC 2009


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 6:37 PM, James A. Peltier <jpeltier at fas.sfu.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED
>> <m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> I have an old 400mHz Dell with a 20G hard drive
>>> and 125M ram.  Can I install and run CentOS on it?
<snip>
>
> CentOS 5 requires 512MB for installation due to building package
> dependancy trees.  Once installed it will *run* with less, of course,
> package dependency issues can still arise afterwards.

I have one box running CentOS 5.2 with 384 MB of RAM. I did the
graphical install on it, as on the 2 boxes with 512 MB of RAM.


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