[CentOS-devel] CentOS-5 on i586

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Sat Apr 5 21:31:38 UTC 2008

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Equally relevant is whether 5.x is a necessity on such hardware.  If I 
> had any left I'd probably prefer to run the more lightweight 2.4 kernel 
> in CentOS 3.x at least until the end of its supported life.

That is true, essentially what Johnny said as well in his email earlier 
in this thread.

The extra memory requirements for the yum based installer itself have 
made it hard to use anything except nfs installs on machines with < 256 
megs of ram.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/  : 2522219 at icq

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