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Re: Fedora's minimum RAM Vs Anaconda



On Sat, 2011-12-03 at 06:10 -0800, John Reiser wrote:

> I made a non-Live DVD of Fedora 16 using the "treebuilder" branch of anaconda
> which is [will become] a feature of Fedora 17.  It successfully installed
> using 318MB of RAM (256MB + 64MB - 2MB), in elapsed wall-clock time
> of about 45 minutes, which is 80% longer than the 25 minutes that I see
> when I use 1GB.  I tried using 250MB of RAM, but gave up after an hour
> because it was less than half way through the 1200 packages of default
> Graphical Desktop.

Interesting data; thanks for testing this. Was that 32-bit or 64-bit?
Graphical/vnc/text?

We should probably fix the enforced memory requirements accordingly.
256MB sounds like a good place for a minimum? Or, at least, a
strongly-worded warning?

-w


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