Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Mon Jun 4 23:08:30 UTC 2007

Tim wrote:
> Just so you know, you can use a DVD on a system with a 500 MHz CPU, I do
> it.  I manage burning error-free DVDs quite nicely on a 500 MHz Celeron
> with around only 380 megs of RAM, on FC4.  The minimum PC specs you see
> on DVD packaging generally is regards to what you'll need to run Windows
> and the DVD burning software that they provide with the burner.  Linux
> doesn't have the same overheads (inefficiencies) that Windows has.

Umm? Windows XP runs my benchmark programs faster than Fedora does.
Please don't spread FUD. There are good reasons for some people
to run Linux rather than Windows, but "Windows is more inefficient"
is not one of them.

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