[CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Tue Nov 16 13:19:59 EST 2010


At Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:32:55 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> On 11/16/2010 12:22 PM, Scott Robbins 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.
> > (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.
> 
> There never seemed to be a Disk Druid text support for LVM. If you do 
> not like the defaults (and I rarely do), you either have to be good with 
> kickstart (I am not) or use the Gui to set up the partitions as you want.

Or switch to a shell during the text installer and use the available CLI
tools directly (eg fdisk/parted and lvm).  This is what *I* have done.

> 
> For some test systems, when all I want to do is throw up a FC/Centos 
> system, I will just accept the defaults and then I have gotten by with 
> the text installer.
> 
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