[CentOS] Old Small Box
warren at etr-usa.com
Thu Jan 22 16:38:39 UTC 2009
Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Warren Young wrote:
>> James A. Peltier wrote:
>>> CentOS 5 requires 512MB for installation
>> I had an EL5 install attempt fail on a VM with 512 MB of RAM. Big ugly
>> anaconda Python stack dump type error. Upped the RAM for the VM, and it
> You need a combined(!) 768MB of RAM and Swap to successfully install
That's certainly the problem, thanks. I don't use swap on VMs, for
fairly obvious reasons.
I guess I could use file-based swap, so it's easy to turn off and
recover the space after the install finishes. My VMs really don't need
more than 512 MB of RAM when running.
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