[Novalug] Recommend a bacteria-sized server OS?
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Sun Apr 29 01:44:51 EDT 2012
Versus less than 5 minutes for a kickstart install. Now it's certainly
possible that he may want to use templates for new VMs, but he also
might want to build each VM from scratch.
On 4/28/2012 6:00 AM, William Sutton wrote:
> Not necessarily. The basic core downloads in a bzip'd tar file.
> Anything extra may require compiling but unless you're using a 486
> class machine should go faster than "a few weeks". Even compiling all
> of the X dependencies plus Enlightenment on my piece of junk
> single-core P3/P4 at work only took a day and a half.
> William Sutton
> On Sat, 28 Apr 2012, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
>> On 4/26/2012 3:35 PM, William Sutton wrote:
>>> You can also build a reasonably small Gentoo system, without all the
>>> Red Hat overhead.
>>> William Sutton
>> Yes, but then you have to wait a few weeks while your compiles finish.
>> Installing only the Core group gives you a pretty small distro.
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