[CentOS] Minimum RAM requirement for CentOS 6.x graphic installer?
johnny at centos.org
Thu Jun 2 14:40:36 UTC 2016
On 06/01/2016 11:36 PM, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> The title says it all. What's the minimum RAM requirement for the CentOS
> 6.x graphic installer? In our public libraries we have some old hardware
> running CentOS 5, and I wonder if some of these machines can be upgraded
> to CentOS 6. Unfortunately RHEL 5.x' nifty text mode installer got
> seriously crippled with version 6.x.
From the CentOS 6.8 Release Notes:
The installer needs at least 406MB of memory to work. Text mode will
automatically be used if the system has less than 632MB of memory.
So, I would say for the GUI installer (using 256MB increments), 768MB is
the lowest round number value of usable RAM.
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