Running a web server on 256 RAM [hijacked]

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Mar 18 14:35:36 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Josh Holland <jrh at> wrote:
> Sorry to hijack the thread, it's only slightly OT.
> Is 64MB RAM enough to run some sort of fileserver, or should I just not
> even think about using the machine in question?

Yes - it'll be ok - just no X for sure.

Try a minimal install, or a minimal Debian install, or similar.
Disable all the unused services.  If all it's doing is serving files I
bet you'll be pleasantly suprised.


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