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

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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 19:57:11 +0200
> From: Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>
> To: mageia-discuss at mageia.org
> Subject: Re: [Mageia-discuss] Installer: Server v. desktop kernel: No
> 	choice?
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> 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)

Off-topic, but shocked at the ram capacities these days; still using
mandriva2008, on an old computer with ... wait for it ... 256mb! Can
make a cup of tea while Writer is loading! :)

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