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Re: very common kernel modules slow down the boot process



On 07/04/2008, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 19:48 +0000, =?ISO-8859-1?Q? J=F3hann_B._Gu=F0mundsson _ wrote:
>  > So exactly what, of Alan suggestions are not necessary for a 128MB ( low
>  > men machine )
>  > And how do you come to the conclusion that he's throwing hate at fedora?
>
>
> First, the post was about less than 512, and my ps3 certainly has less
>  (256).  A network install using rescue.img (renamed to netinst.iso or
>  boot.iso partway through the F9 development process) and nfs or http
>  works fine for me.  I may have to do text or vnc installs, I don't
>  recall.  Also selecting fewer packages helps, but you want fewer
>  packages anyway.  For 128 it may get harder, I haven't tried that small
>  in a while, but that's a far cry from < 512.


There used to be a project whose aim was to install Fedora on low
memory machines - the approach was to use a different installer. For
the life of me I can't remember or find the name of that project
though.


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