[CentOS] Old Small Box

John jses27 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 06:37:17 UTC 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Barry Brimer
> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 8:33 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Old Small Box
> 
> > I have an old 400mHz Dell with a 20G hard drive
> > and 125M ram.  Can I install and run CentOS on it?
> > Thanks,
> > Mike.
> 
> My firewall is a Pentium 75 with 48 MB of RAM running CentOS 4.7 + 
> current.  I did a text based install, and the install took a 
> very long 
> time, but it works very well ..despite taking about 5 minutes 
> to boot up.
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Yes, even with a HP Machine 400Mhz Celeron and 128 MB of ram will work
wonders. Top it off running on the GUI, all a bit slow but it will steam
along. Try to find 3 more MB of ram because you really need it. Firefox is a
lag to load but will eventually get rolling.

JohnStanley



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