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Old 10-08-2012, 12:14 PM   #1
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Question CentOS 6.3 Install


CentOS 6.3 Live CD start on old laptop but when I click install it just spins hard dirve but nothing happens. Even I left spining for an hour.
Hard disk have 10GB
I am totally new in this territory so help will be highly appreciated,
 
Old 10-08-2012, 12:27 PM   #2
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CentOS 6.3 Live CD start on old laptop but
If by "old laptop" you mean this old laptop then the answer would be no. Check the installation notes to be sure but I'm pretty certain even memory requirements for command line-only installation are over 256 MB for CentOS-6.3. If it's another laptop the please list HW and RAM specs and when you boot the installer CD or DVD press CTRL+ALT+Fn (where n is between 1 and 6) to check other consoles for output, errors and diagnostics (try the dmesg command).
 
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:01 PM   #3
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Yes you are right, I mean the same old laptop. And I fixed to 192MB memory. So I should give up,
 
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So I should give up,
Unless you need CentOS (if you have a workstation with plenty of RAM that runs virtualization like VMware, QEmu, VirtualBox or whatever else you fancy, you could prep a guest with a disk the size of your laptops disk, install CentOS as a guest, boot the laptop with an USB key or Live CD and stream the disk image over the 'net. Adventurous, unsupported, prone to errors, something for a dark winter night.) I'd say load something else that has needs less memory on install.
 
Old 10-08-2012, 04:56 PM   #5
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I trust you sir, I gave up. However, I was successful in installing SALIX-FLUXBOX, I was just trying more options.
Anyway, I have some other queries about SALIX with USB network card. I'll start a new thread for that.
Once again thanks
 
  


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