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

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Mon Jul 18 11:33:13 CEST 2011

Ahmad Samir skrev 18.7.2011 09:04:
> Actually there're two criteria that must be met for the installer to
> opt for the kernel-server a) You have a 64-bit capable CPU and b) you


we check for PAE support, not x86_64

> have, at least, more than 3GB+ of RAM; if you only have 2GB of RAM
> then that's a bug in the installer, it should have opted for
> kernel-desktop, IIUC.

IIRC the memory trigger is at 3.8GB.

Then we also chech dmi info for rack, ECC, and a few more stuff that is 
server specific.


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