Upgrade with little RAM

Patrick Bartek bartek047 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 24 17:10:55 UTC 2010

--- On Mon, 8/23/10, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 10:13 -0700,
> Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > FWIW, usually for a "typical" install from CDs, you
> only need the
> > first two (or three), not the whole set.
> I used to find that was promised (as in, if you picked the
> minimal
> install option), but then you'd need one file from one, or
> more, of the
> other discs, as well...

I would just do a basic "user" install (OS, GUI, utilities, etc.) that only required the first two CDs, and then use yum to get everything else I wanted, but I haven't used that technique since FC6.  Saved a lot of download time, since I really didn't need all the CDs.


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