[CentOS] Long time away for Centos installs, need some info

Radu Anghel eu at smellmysocks.net
Fri Nov 23 20:12:40 UTC 2012


On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 9:06 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>
> On 11/23/2012 02:37 PM, Bill Maltby (C4B) wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-11-23 at 14:24 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>> How do I determine if I have a i386 or x86_64 processor?
>> less /proc/cpuinfo ?
>
> So I need the liveCD to boot to get to this point?  Which one.
>
> Oh, my current systems are running Centos 5.4 (I think) and only have
> 256Mb and 512Mb memory.  To go to 6.n, I need more memory, like 1Gb.  So
> I have a couple systems on the floor that I dropped new drives into so
> they don't have a running OS yet.
>

The i386 one should boot on both 32/64bit platforms, but with only
256/512M of RAM I don't think you can install CenOS 6.x.

The CPU flag you're looking for in /proc/cpuinfo is "lm" (Long Mode).


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