Update of the minimum requierements
willp789 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 28 16:52:48 UTC 2013
Do you think you could go into BIOS and change the amount of RAM the
graphics is gobbling down to 4-8MB?
Maybe the old BIOS won't support this feature, try it anyway... It may
help with your issue.
On 28/11/2013 12:45, Inti Alonso wrote:
> Im testing in a desktop with an AMD Duron 1.6, 256mb of ram (minus 64
> from integrated SIS graphics).
> Xubuntu 13.10 Live CD keep loading for ever, I waited for 30 min and
> the live sesion never showed. I guess 256mn of ram is not the minimun
> for the live cd.
> Lubuntu 13.10 Alternate CD: Boots and install without problems, run a
> little slow but is tolerable.
> I think that Xubuntu should keep building the Alternate images, at
> least for the i386 architechture, which I guess, are the slowest
> system that may need Xubuntu.
> On Thursday, November 28, 2013 4:03 AM, Pasi Lallinaho
> <pasi at shimmerproject.org> wrote:
> On 28/11/13 09:28, Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Richard Elkins
> > <richard.elkins at gmail.com <mailto:richard.elkins at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >> Will,
> >> Not to discourage you .....
> > Uh oh, no response, I fear we may have scared him off :)
> >> Performance test plan?
> >> Goals/design
> >> Individual tests
> >> What do you intend to hold constant and what will you vary?
> >> VM host machine environment E.g. hardware CPU/GPU/chip-sets, Linux
> >> video module, X-Windows video driver
> >> VM settings to be used (chipset, EFI, display, etc.)
> > These are very good points so in an attempt to move this along...
> > I'll start off by saying that we do now recommend a user have 512M of
> > RAM once it's installed, which might be OK.
> > Also worthy of note, we offer 32 and 64-bit versions. 64-bit tends to
> > take more RAM so we'll want to pay attention to that.
> > Now, I'd like to propose the following testing plan that it would be
> > great to see results from a few folks for to test a random smattering
> > of CPUs and other factors:
> > Test 1: 12.04 Alternate CD, 32 & 64-bit
> > Our website claims you can install 12.04 Alternate on 64M of RAM, I'm
> > skeptical but we should start here :)
> > Use the 12.04 Alternate CD installer on a VM with 64M of RAM and a
> > single CPU - I suspect the installer will finish but will it even
> > boot?
> > If not, add RAM by increments of 64M of RAM until you get a system
> > that boots and you can log in to.
> > Report results (remember, we say 512M once it's installed, so if it's
> > slow that might be ok)
> > Test 2: 12.04 Live CD, 32 & 64-bit
> > Our website claims you can install 12.04 standard on 256M of RAM, this
> > may be possible - let's try! Same methodology as above.
> > Test 3: 13.10 Live CD, 32 & 64-bit
> > Did 12.04 work on 256M? Can 13.10 as well? Let's try! Same
> methodology as above.
> > These tests will take time, so if you want to just do one of these
> > tests - great, reply with your results of that one test and enjoy your
> > week! Every test done will be helpful in determining where we stand.
> > Thanks everyone.
> Ultimately we might want to see what the requirements for the installed
> "core" system would be once we progress with that.
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