FC4 slimfast slimfest

dragoran dragoran at feuerpokemon.de
Wed Feb 23 16:52:17 UTC 2005

Leszek Matok wrote:

>Dnia 23-02-2005, śro o godzinie 14:59 +0100, dragoran napisał(a):
>>Whe should try it again. 700MB CDs aren't something rare now ...
>IIRC, it was tried in RHL 7.3.93, it was 2,5 years ago, and even then I
>thought the same as you. 2,5 years ago 700 MiB CD-R-s were cheaper than
>650 MiB and now it's even hard to get 650 MiB blank disc (with an
>exception on some "audio" 74 min CD-R-s worth 10 times the price of
>standard 80 min CD-R). My 8-year-old CD burner can burn 90 min CD-R-s
>with no problem at all. But if all of it wasn't enough 2 years ago, it's
>not enough today, either.
>I guess the problems were connected to older hardware, but remmeber
>today Fedora doesn't include support for machines older than i586 and
>doesn't even include support for some low-end 586s. Remember Anaconda
>won't run on system with less than 64 MiB memory (the RULE project
>looked nice, but it's not very active nowadays) and for graphical
>install (Fedora is the desktop distro, remember) it requires 192 MiB of
>system RAM according to FC3 release notes. Do we really still need to
>think about machines that cannot use 700 MiB discs? :)
Which kind of hardware cannot use 700Mib discs? Can't think of any 
(atleast any which has the minimum requiments to run fedora...)

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