Minimum Memory/cpu requirements
tom.mckay1 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 23:55:11 UTC 2007
an easy test would be to use VMware and allocate small amounts of
memory to see where the cutoff is.
On 7/7/07, Anthony Yarusso <tonyyarusso at comcast.net> wrote:
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> Ryan Kavanagh wrote:
> > On July 6, 2007, Anthony Yarusso wrote:
> >> Note that the RAM requirement is for the live CD. The alternate CD
> >> will work on machines with far less than 256, just with more
> >> frustration and time as you go down (I'd guess the real minumum is
> >> either 64 or 32 megs). It used to be quoted as 192, so I'm not sure
> >> if the actual requirements changed or if it just made more sense to
> >> round to a near stick size. The disk space requirement is slightly
> >> inflated as well, but not by as much. You should be able to install
> >> on just under 3 gig, but would have very little room for documents,
> >> tmp files, etc. You can strip down Xubuntu custom to be pretty tiny
> >> (I'm working on this atm).
> > You probably neet at least 96MB or 129MB ram, I've tried installing
> > (alt CD) at 64MB without any success...
> > Cheers,
> > Ryan
> Really? I seem to remember asking around and being quoted a much
> lower number. This was after attempting it on a machine with 19MB and
> having it fail at about 90% complete.
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