Is my hard ware sufficient?
oceanare at pacific.net.sg
Tue Feb 19 09:32:52 UTC 2008
Lone Wolf wrote:
> I'm not going to serve any one, I just want to take a small test drive with FreeBSD .
I run it on a smaller machine than this but with more RAM.
> Regarding my graphic card, it is 32 MB, is it ok?
This sounds like an overkill. I would say anything from 4MB onwards will
> Does FreeBSD come bundled with GNOME?
Not in that sense. But you can choose to install GNOME during the first
I would recommend to install a plain FreeBSD without X first.
If you have a good Internet connection, just add the ports than as
binary packages. If your Internet connection is not this good, install
whatever you want from CD.
Install only the missing pieces in the third step via Internet.
> Thanks demons!
> Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> wrote: > I'm thinking to install FreeBSD on my old PC.
>> Processor: Intel Celeron 1.3 GH
>> RAM: 192 MB
>> Is my hard ware sufficient?
> Sufficient to do what?
> Until not so long ago, my DNS server was a PIII 550 MHz, with
> something like 120 MB RAM, serving about 150 clients.
> I changed the hardware mostly because I had bigger machines available.
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