[PLUG] Announcing Fedora 8 Test 3 (7.92)!

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Oct 6 20:40:29 IST 2007

Roshan wrote:
> --- Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> The desktop effects is actually the other way
>> around. Fedora created the 
>> option first in Fedora Core 6 and it got adopted by
>> other distributions 
>> later on.
> During my test of this distro on a Pentium IV 1.7 GHz,
> 256 MB RAM, SiS 650 video card, it took a lot of time
> for the desktop to be up and running. More than 8
> minutes  totally. However, I still couldn't see the
> desktop and ended it forcefully. Does that mean,
> atleast 512 MB of RAM would be required to boot
> easily? 

Which release are we talking about? Test releases typically have 
debugging options enabled which would take up more RAM with slower 
performance in return for the ability to debug issues more easily.

> I could however, boot it using a machine which had
> Core Duo, Intel 945 GL, 1 GB RAM and run beryl
> smoothly.
> (Release notes didn't include minimum system requirements).

Sure it does.



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