[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Scot P. Floess sfloess at nc.rr.com
Thu Nov 11 11:46:58 EST 2010


Yeah - try to bump up the memory to 512 MB...  As I recall, that fixed my 
issues as well...

On Thu, 11 Nov 2010, Götz Reinicke - IT-Koordinator wrote:

> 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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