Re: HD space for install
at Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 00:23:31 -0700 (MST),
on Subject: HD space for install,
Bruce Sass <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> A compact install (2.2.5) took up 50596k over here
> (includes fs overhead for an ~500M partition, no sparse-superblocks)...
> + size of base2_2.tgz + size difference between compact and regular
> drivers [+ swap space].
> It will probably take 65-70M + swap space to do a floppy install.
Thank you for your information. Then we will update the f2.txt on rescue disk
about the disk space requirements as well as memory requirements.
# Adam said that memory requirement is at least 8MB + swap.
> Getting a handle on the VM requirements will be more interesting.
> With slink I did lots of "cat /proc/meminfo"'s over many installs,
> until I was confident the margin of error was insignificant (<5%).
> IIRC, the peak was when the drivers were being extracted.
Can you check the memory requirement for potato ?
Taketoshi Sano: <email@example.com>,<firstname.lastname@example.org>,<email@example.com>