[CentOS] Old Small Box

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Jan 22 16:39:05 UTC 2009


Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote on Thu, 22 Jan 2009 10:31:20 +0100:
>
>   
>> You need a combined(!) 768MB of RAM and Swap to successfully install
>> CentOS 5.2 (see the release notes).
>>     
>
> in graphics mode.

And really it is a performance question as long as you have 256M of real 
memory, the rest swap.  Since I always make my swap > 2xRAM, I am always 
installing on a system with at least 768Mb combined.

I do not like the DIsk Druid default of putting the swap drive into the 
LVM partition.  I always redo the partitions so that swap is its own 
partition.



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