Fedora 7 FAQ - Draft for feedback

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 19:26:46 UTC 2007

On 6/8/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Kam Leo wrote:
> > So if Joe/Sue User tried running the Live CD on a system with 128MB of
> > memory the Gnome or KDE desktop will appear?
> Read the system requirements in the release notes.
> Rahul

I have.

6.3.1. Hardware requirements for x86
In order to use specific features of Fedora 7 during or after
installation, you may need to know details of other hardware
components such as video and network cards.

This sentence only addresses installation and post installation
requirements. It does not directly mention requirements for running
the Live CD.

As a frame of reference, Knoppix requires 128 MB minimum for graphical
applications (Openoffice) while openSUSE 10.2 requires a minimum of
512 MB to launch into Live mode (less memory is required for

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