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Re: very common kernel modules slow down the boot process



On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 07:41:04AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
 > Konrad Meyer wrote:
 > > Quoth Andrew Farris:
 > >> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
 > >>> [1] One of these machines is an ancient i586. On this machine, RAM is
 > >>> such kind of tight (64MB), any spared memory is valuable. More built-in
 > >>> kernel modules probably will mean the death of Fedora on this class of
 > >>> machines.
 > >> I would have thought it already got there.. 64Mb wow?
 > > 
 > > I have a i586 with 128M of ram running Fedora 8. It doesn't run X, but it 
 > > works great as a low-capacity web/dhcp/etc server and router.
 > 
 > Do these older/limited machines do anything better now than they did in 
 > the 2.4 kernel days?

Good luck trying to get the installer to run on anything less than 512MB these days.

	Dave

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