[CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Nov 16 10:57:30 EST 2010


At Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:22:45 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> 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.
> <snip>
> 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....

X11 installer == game engine?  I never use the GUI installer.  It is
quicker and easier to use the text/console based installer.

> 
>         mark "what, is it in java?"
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