Les Mikesell wrote: > On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 2:01 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote: >> > >>> You may have noticed that redhat recommends 250M >>> http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Installation_Guide/s2-diskpartrecommend-x86.html >> >> Yeah, well, some of us have many servers more than 4 yrs old; so I'm >> assuming that three, four years from now, with CentOS 8 or 9, it'll do >> the >> same, and want maybe 800M. Plan for the future, y'know. > > If the future continues anything like the past, you'll be be able to > buy something new with twice the speed and 10x the space by then and > be better off starting over than allocating more than you need today. a) You think I, or a *lot* of other folks, are going to do that at home? (Please - I'm trying to get my fiancee to at *least* go from *shudder* Vista to Win7) b) I'm a federal contractor, on site. You think the Republicans in Congress are going to increase our budget, to replace all servers over three or four years old? mark "clue: phat chance"