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Re: i486 FC3



On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 13:41 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 12:22:13PM -0600, Jerone Young wrote:
> > anything Pentium class and up now. I can tell you though that running
> > KDE or Gnome on a Pentium 200 with 128mb  Ram is pure torture (never
> > had a chance to try Xfce though, I threw those boxes out). Only thing 
> 
> XFce + abiword is eminently usable in 64-128Mb.
> 
> > they are good for now for basic server side services stuff (apache ,
> > samba, etc) nowaday.
> 
> And unlike a PIV also rather cheap to run of course. Admittedly I mostly
> keep my IDT Winchip box to annoy Dave Jones.

To get yum to be happier on low-mem machines, especially for updates
try:
yum --disablerepo=base update

it will not import the base package set which drops the memory usage a
bunch.

-sv



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