memory requirement

Mac Mason mac at
Thu Jan 5 00:36:34 PST 2006

On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 03:25:37PM +0800, azri abdul majid wrote:
> I am a linux user and I am very interested on trying FreeBSD. I just
> curious about one matter. Currently I have an old linux machine with
> 15GB Hdd, 64MB RAM, 266MHz Intel Celeron Processor. I just want to use
> FreeBSD for my academic research. Can FreeBSD running smoothly using
> my machine. What is your recommendation?.

I've put FreeBSD on a Pentium 200 with 32 megs of ram, and actually had
it doing some work (ftp, MySQL + phpBB, apache), but with _very light_
loads. Compiling software is going to take ages.

But it'll work just fine.


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