[CentOS] [Centos 5] minimum RAM required to install : 1GB ?

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Wed Mar 14 22:09:31 UTC 2007

Morten Torstensen wrote:
> Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>> As you add more packages to the mix, you will need to increase the
>> memory of the minimal system.
> So install the CentOS 5 server CD (that I hope will come) and install 
> the rest with yum. :)
> But it is crazy that it needs more than 256MB to install... esp. in text 
> mode.

Probably it's yum that is the problem. Anaconda now uses yum.

Upgrading my laptop (C1200, 256 Mb) from FC3 to 5 took a good twelve 
hours, then performed so badly I replaced 128 Mbytes of RAM with 512.



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