Memory usage - default X install can't use yum with 1GB RAM machine

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Oct 11 21:02:12 UTC 2007

On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 04:08:58PM -0400, James Antill wrote:
> > why it still needs so much memory. All it needs at that point (it was
> > installing the 1st rpm), is the list of 752 package filenames in an
> > install-order list. Why is that taking up 300MB?
>  300MB to upgrade 1GB of data is excessive?

I'm not sure I'm with you on the logic here. If I do a full-fedora upgrade,
do I need 11GB of RAM?

Matthew Miller           mattdm at          <>
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