[CentOS] Minimum RAM for CentOS7

Sun Sep 7 20:13:26 UTC 2014
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Sun, September 7, 2014 2:04 pm, Mike Burger wrote:
> On 2014-09-07 2:56 pm, Oliver Schad wrote:
>> On Sun, 07 Sep 2014 11:48:36 -0700
>> John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
>>> On 9/7/2014 11:44 AM, Oliver Schad wrote:
>>> > And CentOS 7 runs perfectly with 512 MB RAM
>>> https://access.redhat.com/articles/rhel-limits says 1GB minimum for
>>> x86_64.
>> It doesn't matter what it says. What matters is to think about
>> ressources, even in a linux distro with long term support and
>> enterprise features.
>> Enterprise doesn't mean waste your money. And really, to double the
>> memory to install a machine - are you kidding me? They've never thought
>> about it and I really hate this attitude.
>> Best Regards
>> Oli
> Oli...perhaps instead of taking out your anger and frustration on the
> CentOS packagers, you might wish to vent at the Upstream...

I wouldn't even do that, because what they do they do for their customers,


> because, when
> all is said and done, CentOS is a repackaged RHEL. Whatever the
> requirements are for the upstream are the requirements for CentOS.
> Whatever the installer looks for in RHEL is going to be the same thing
> that the installer looks for in CentOS.
> I will leave you with this minor piece of wisdome, which I've seen
> repeated in this list many times: if you don't agree with the
> requirements or feel that there's a bug in the installer, you are more
> than welcome to file a bug report with the upstream.
> --
> Mike Burger
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Valeri Galtsev
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