Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 8430
Last modified: 2015-01-07 18:40:38 EST
Well, the installer is quite slow, isn't it?
(Admittedly, I tried it out here on a 486. It's _really_ sluggish. It was
twenty five minutes after starting installation that it even started
How much memory? A full install needs file lists from all packages to be
installed, an upgrade will need all installed packages too. AFAIK, an upgrade
needs ~32 Mb in order to avoid swapping.
Just had a closer inspection and actually it's got 32Mb. At the final screen
(Congratulations..), flipping to VT2 and looking at /proc/meminfo revealed that
48Mb were in use (i.e. 17Mb of swap). Erk.
(Obviously, this is the same with 6.2beta2)
Was RH 6.1 any better?
If 6.1 was no better than the 6.2 betas that we are working with currently, then
this is definitely not a bug. Hopefully we will be able to speed up the
installation in future version of the installer.