[CentOS] CentOS 4.5 and CentOS 5.0 News

Fri Dec 29 14:30:40 UTC 2006
R Lists06 <lists06 at abbacomm.net>

> I use CentOS as a firewall/proxy/webserver/fileserver
> in my small network. As the small-spec machine with
> CentOS is heavily loaded/used I can't afford downtime.
> 20 GB, pentium II with only 128 MB RAM.
> However I want to know the news on 4.5 is it due soon?
> Can I gain more by running CentOS 3.x range on such an
> old machine like mine?
> Will CentOS 5.0 mean you need a minimum of 512 RAM?
> What is the latest on this?
> Are there any addons for CentOS such as
> squidguard/dansguardian etc? that can assist in
> parental controls?

If at all possible, upgrade your RAM to the maximum RAM for that machine if
you do not wish to change boxes.

It shouldn't be expensive.

If your needs are changing significantly, move to a inexpensive yet quality
Pentium 3 box

 - rh

Robert - Abba Communications
   Computer & Internet Services
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