x86_64 Specifics for Fedora
This section covers specific information about Fedora and the x86_64 hardware platform.
Hardware requirements for x86_64
In order to use specific features of Fedora 10 during or after installation, you may need to know details of other hardware components such as video and network cards.
Memory requirements for x86_64
- Minimum RAM for text-mode: 256MiB
- Minimum RAM for graphical: 384MiB
- Recommended RAM for graphical: 512MiB
Hard disk space requirements for x86_64
The complete packages, from a DVD install can occupy over 9 GB of disk space. Final size is entirely determined by the installing spin and the packages selected during installation. Additional disk space is required during installation to support the installation environment. This additional disk space corresponds to the size of
/Fedora/base/stage2.img (on Installation Disc 1) plus the size of the files in
/var/lib/rpm on the installed system.
In practical terms, additional space requirements may range from as little as 90 MiB for a minimal installation to as much as an additional 175 MiB for a larger installation.
Additional space is also required for any user data, and at least 5% free space should be maintained for proper system operation.