Fedora 7 FAQ - Draft for feedback

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jun 8 19:35:25 UTC 2007


Kam Leo wrote:

> I have.

If you have then it does already answer your question. The default 
graphical environment requirements are specified clearly.

> 6.3.1. Hardware requirements for x86
> In order to use specific features of Fedora 7 during or after
> installation, you may need to know details of other hardware
> components such as video and network cards.
> 
> This sentence only addresses installation and post installation
> requirements. It does not directly mention requirements for running
> the Live CD.
> 
> As a frame of reference, Knoppix requires 128 MB minimum for graphical
> applications (Openoffice) while openSUSE 10.2 requires a minimum of
> 512 MB to launch into Live mode (less memory is required for
> installation).

You have selectively choosen to ignore the section below for some odd 
reason.

"# Minimum RAM for text-mode: 128MiB
# Minimum RAM for graphical: 192MiB
# Recommended RAM for graphical: 256MiB "

End of discussion.

Rahul




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