System Requirements:

Karoshi is based on PCLinuxOS, so we have similar requirements. Below is the minimum and recommended requirements for a computer for testing purposes.

Minimum requirements:

CPU: Pentium II

RAM: 256MB

Hard Disk Space: 10 GB

Recommended minimum:


RAM: 512MB

Hard Disk Space: 10 GB

For a server system you will need:

Single Server Setup

CPU: 2 GHz +

RAM: 2GB +

Hard Disk: 10GB + 500MB per user

Full Server Setup (per server)

CPU: 2 GHz + RAM: 512/1GB +

Hard Disk: 10GB + 500MB per user (File Servers/Web Server only)

Hard Disk: 80GB + (Rest of the servers)

Karoshi uses a PAE Kernel which can support up to 64GB of memory. Karoshi is a 32bit operating system, which supports both x86 and Processors with single, dual and quad core capabilties, though the system does not support 64bit it will run on a 64bit processor at 32bit speeds.


If installing on a computer/server that has had previous storage or operating systems please make sure your system is backed up.