[CentOS-devel] Re: CentOS-5 on i586

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Mon Apr 7 23:42:37 UTC 2008

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> But is an Enterprise distro really the right fit for something like 
>> the OLPC project? Or the embedded market?
> yes, its the perfect fit.

Did you read the specs?

CentOS5 in 256 Mbytes? 1 Gbyte "disk?"

(I don't think the instruction set is quite as advertised there, see the 
datasheet it links to).

>> I see something like Ubuntu  or Debian being a better fit for the low 
>> end machines.>
> No, you dont want to redo a port every 6 months for the embedded 
> markets. The whole point is fire-and-forget capability for those sort of 
> roles.




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