FreeBSD Version recommend for OLD machine
kdk at daleco.biz
Tue Mar 16 22:47:13 UTC 2010
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 3:21 PM, andrew clarke <mail at ozzmosis.com> wrote:
>> On Fri 2010-03-12 00:16:35 UTC-0500, Steve Bertrand (steve at ibctech.ca) wrote:
>>>> The machine has a Motherboard that supports 2 double pentium III
>>>> processors with 1GB of ram and a hard disk with 40GB.
>> I run FreeBSD 7.2 on a headless 1 GHz Pentium III with 256 MB RAM.
>>> Again... so long as the system won't change its overall process
>>> objectives, go to the recent production release, but instead of
>>> assigning 256M for /, throw 2G at it to be safe.
>> 2 GB for / seems excessive to me. 1 GB should be plenty. I have 500
>> MB allocated for FreeBSD 7.2:
> i'd go w/ 8.0 worse case scenario 7.2
> and put more memory in that machine it's embarassing :)
Bah, it's got more than an iPhone. :-D
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