[CentOS] Minimum RAM for CentOS7

Mon Sep 8 16:50:40 UTC 2014
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Mon, 8 Sep 2014, Valeri Galtsev wrote:

> On Mon, September 8, 2014 9:44 am, Les Mikesell wrote:

>> But, if you have even more than a few, you are probably already doing
>> some sort of image installs.  So just install on a machine or VM with
>> 1GB, then use ReaR or Clonezilla to back it up and restore onto the
>> target boxes.   Or for brute force, use dd to copy the drive and swap
>> them into place.
> ... which will be a lot of drive swapping for 1000 or 10000 machines. With

Hence the term, "brute force".

> this number of machines the only workable option I can think of is netboot
> + kickstart (with hard drive then network boot order in BIOS so no need to
> change anything after system is installed)... But it is true what was
> mentioned 1000+ weak machines are unlikely to be able to pay their
> electric bills.

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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