[CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Nov 16 12:43:04 EST 2010


At Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:22:06 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:57:30AM -0500, Robert Heller wrote:
> > At Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:22:45 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > X11 installer == game engine?  I never use the GUI installer.  It is
> > quicker and easier to use the text/console based installer.
> > 
> 
> Errm, it was.  In one more brilliant following of Fedora (watch us look
> like Windows), the text installer for 6 has been "streamlined and
> simplified"  Whoever thought up that wording probably thought up Windows
> Genuine Advantage.
> 
> Lemme know how it goes trying to use it on an unpartitioned drive if you
> decide you don't want defaults.  

Ctrl-Alt-F2 at the apropriate point.  Then fun with:

fdisk or parted, then fun with lvm, etc.

Ctrl-Alt-F1 and continue....

> (The snideness isn't aimed at you--just as Mark mentioned, more like
> Windows all the time.  All systems add bloat, the trouble is that RH
> seems to be deprecating more and more CLI configs. 
> 
> 

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