[CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Tue Nov 23 20:22:44 UTC 2010

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010, Mathieu Baudier wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Mathieu Baudier <mbaudier at argeo.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos 6 installation memory requirements
>> break out your wallet, blow the dust out, and spend a few bucks on some RAM
> Sometimes the hardware is so old, that it is not as easy as that to
> find the right RAM for it...
> I have some very old IBM PoS cashier machines (sic! got them for 30
> EUR each, plenty of connectors, very well built) based on Celeron
> processors which valiantly run CentOS 5 for some tests/router/storage,
> etc., but I have a hard time finding RAM for them.
> I think that they will never make it to CentOS 6 (maybe I'll switch
> them to Debian which I always found pretty good for low-end hardware).

What type of RAM modules are you looking for?

I think I might be able to help.


In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.

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