[Mageia-discuss] Installer: Server v. desktop kernel: No choice?

Thomas Lottmann skiperdrake at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 20:01:59 CEST 2011

Le 15/07/2011 19:57, Antoine Pitrou a écrit :
> On Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:45:43 +0100
> Maurice Batey<maurice at bcs.org.uk>  wrote:
>> Having installed Mageia-1 (from DVD), I find it has installed the
>> server kernels, rather than the desktop kernels.
>> Presumably that's because my PC has 4GB RAM, but - on this 1-user system
>> - I would have preferred the desktop kernels to be installed.
>> Did I miss an installation option, to choose server v. desktop?
> Not answering your question, but is there a Web page that explains the
> differences between the -desktop and -server flavours?
> (for the record, I'm successfully using a -desktop kernel on a
> 64-bit machine with 8GB RAM)
> Regards
> Antoine.

There was an explanation in the following page.


By the way, I look forward to help with the future Mageia wiki project, 
despite having lower time than expected (as usual).

Skiper aka Thomas.

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