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

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Mar 15 15:46:54 UTC 2007

Jimmy Bradley spake the following on 3/14/2007 8:25 PM:
>       I installed Cent OS 5 beta on an old machine with no trouble. The
> machine has an old slot 1 motherboard with an AMD 500 mghrtz processor,
> 343mb of ram. The video card is an old trident 3D blade AGP card. The
> card has only either 16 or 32mb of ram, but it's able to put out
> 1024X768 resolution, true color 24bit. The hard drive is an 80gig. The
> ethernet card is a 3com, and the sound card is a sound blaster 16bit.
> The install went without any problems, but it did take about 2.5 hours
> to complete. I will say this though, the install looked a lot like a
> Fedora core install. Cent OS 4 reminded me of a red Hat 9 install, OS 5
> reminds me of a Fedora install. To me it looks a lot like core 6.
Since it is derived from core 6, that is to be expected.

>       So far the machine has been running smoothly. I haven't had any
> problems so far. Who knows, that may change as the machine continues to
> run. That's all I have to say about it right now, unless something goes
> wrong.
> Bye
> Jim


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