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Re: Fedora 6 is not able to install in PIII, 256MB SD RAM, 1.3GHz



On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 07:54 -0600, R. Jensen wrote:
> Just Do it wrote:
> > Fedora 6 installation is not working in PIII, 256MB SD RAM(2 stick), 1.3GHz
> > 
> > Each time I try to install it hang during the installation time...every 
> > time at different location....
> > 
> > I try with all possible option available in fedora 6 I guess....still 
> > fails..
> 
> I have installed FC6 + Eclipse on a 5GB partition on an old Dell
> Inspiron 4100 laptop: 256MB of RAM, Pentium III, etc.
> 
> I used the graphical installer, from the DVD image of FC6 which I had
> used successfully before to install on an old HP Pavilion [Also a Pentium III
> but with 320MB RAM].
> 
> However, for the laptop install I unchecked ALL packages (no office/productivity)
> and only after the install succeeded did I install Eclipse and the GCC tool chain
> /libraries.
> 
> I don't know if that will help or not.
> 
> Richard.
> 
One can't argue with success but 5GB seems to small for an FC6
installation in general. In my mind 256MB ram is also marginal.
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