[CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Nov 16 10:22:45 EST 2010


Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Will (does) Centos 6 require 512Mb of memory for the GUI install like
> FC14 or the lower requirement of FC13?
>
> My ASUS EE 700 has ~490Mb of memory (vidoe steals some from the 512Mb
> base) and FC14 switches to text install and does not install any GUI,
> leaving the boot in test mode.
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I will *not* make comments about how an install isn't running a game
engine, and so *ought* to be able to run in an order of magnitude less
memory, except for bloated, objectionably oriented programming....

        mark "what, is it in java?"



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