Fedora 3 instalation for PDC
craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Feb 5 02:27:48 UTC 2005
On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 21:21 -0500, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 21:06, Craig White wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 20:50 -0500, Scot L. Harris wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 19:36, rmgsantos at sapo.pt wrote:
> > > > Hi all
> > > >
> > > > I'm new to linux and I'm intrested in testing Linux as a PDC for a small
> > > > windows network.
> > > > Could you help me with the best installation setup for the Fedora 3.
> > > > I would like to know what modules are the best to install and what type of
> > > > install should I do and any other recommendations that you can remember.
> > > >
> > > > For now I have a old IBM Pentium 100 with 64mb ram and a 20gb disk.
> > >
> > >
> > > For that function and the equipment you listed you will want to do a
> > > minimal install and add the samba packages. Shut every thing else
> > > down. You most likely will not be able to run X windows or any of the
> > > windowing systems in just 64MB, at least not that it would be very
> > > responsive.
> > >
> > > Recommend you check out some of the online tutorials or pickup one of
> > > the many books on samba to get details on setting up a PDC.
> > ----
> > does fedora run on Pentium I ?
> > Craig
> Good catch! I'm not sure.
> Release notes say:
> Minimum: Pentium-class
> Fedora Core 3 is optimized for Pentium 4 CPUs, but also supports
> earlier CPUs (such as Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium
> III, and including AMD and VIA variants). This approach has been
> taken because Pentium-class optimizations actually result in
> reduced performance for non-Pentium-class processors, and
> Pentium 4 scheduling is sufficiently different (while making up
> the bulk of today's processors) to warrant this change.
> * Recommended for text-mode: 200 MHz Pentium-class or better
> * Recommended for graphical: 400 MHz Pentium II or better
> Looks like it should work.
Pentium 100 is half what is recommended for text mode - I wouldn't
expect a lot of success here
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