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

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Nov 23 20:35:30 UTC 2012


On 11/23/2012 03:26 PM, Bill Maltby (C4B) wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-11-23 at 21:12 +0100, Radu Anghel wrote:
>> 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>
>>>>> <snip>
>> 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.
> IIRC, 512 s/b enough for a text-mode install.

And then you can't work with your partitions.  You are stuck with the 
defaults.  That is only one challenge with text-mode install that I 
never liked.  I accept that I need new systems with 1Gb.  The Compaq 
SSFs I have are around 15 years old and cannot support more memory.  
Time for somethings a little newer.

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