[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de
Thu Nov 11 11:35:55 EST 2010


Am 11.11.10 17:17, schrieb Scot P. Floess:
> 
> Is it an x86_64 install?  I had a problem with Xen last year under 5.x
> whereby I had to increase the VM's memory footprint to 512 MB
> 
> On Thu, 11 Nov 2010, Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator wrote:
> 
>> Am 11.11.10 15:53, schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 11/11/2010 01:06 AM, Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator wrote:
>>>> Am 10.11.10 23:54, schrieb Robert Moskowitz:
>>>>
>>>>> On 11/10/2010 04:33 PM, Connie Sieh wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 11/10/2010 02:43 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 02:40:52PM -0600, Matt wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> What does 6 bring with it?  Anything new in virtualization and
>>>>>>>>> cloud computing?
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> http://www.redhat.com/rhel/server/details/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I don't see here what version of BIND is included.  Anyone know?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>       bind-9.7.0-5.P2
>>>>>>
>>>>>> To determine other versions the src.rpm's are located at
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ftp://ftp.redhat.com/redhat/linux/enterprise/6/en/source/SRPMS/
>>>>>>
>>>>> And what are the minimum system requirements?  Will we still be
>>>>> able to
>>>>> install this on a 256Mb system for example?
>>>>>
>>>> http://www.redhat.com/rhel/compare/
>>>
>>> Great!  Now I know what to look for I can put the right search string
>>> into google to get this page!
>>>
>>> Well that has the information I was looking for except....
>>>
>>> It says there that RHEL 5's minimum memory is 512Mb.  Last week I
>>> installed Centos 5.5 on a test system with 256Mb with a 1Gb of cache:
>>>
>>> # free
>>>              total       used       free     shared    buffers    
>>> cached
>>> Mem:        254124     235864      18260          0       5952     
>>> 97668
>>> -/+ buffers/cache:     132244     121880
>>> Swap:      1052248     151876     900372
>>>
>>> So I hope that Centos 6 will continue to be installable on a 256Mb
>>> system.  It does not pay to replace the memory on these test systems.  I
>>> can pick up 1Gb used SFF systems for about the same price as 512Mb
>>> memory for these old boxes.
>>>
>>
>> I just tried to install RH EL 6 on a virtual mashine with 256 MB. Just
>> after the installer boots it says 'You do not have enough RAM to install
>> ....'
>>
>>         /Götz
>>

Yes it is an x86_64 I tried.

	/götz


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