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Re: Debian Sarge Installation Manual

On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 11:40:57AM +0200, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> V St, 28. 07. 2004 v 18:28, Stephen R Marenka pí?e:
> >  On the Atari, both ST-RAM and Fast RAM (TT-RAM) are used by Linux. Many
> >  users have reported problems running the kernel itself in Fast RAM, so
> >  the Atari bootstrap will place the kernel in ST-RAM. The minimum
> >  requirement for ST-RAM is 2 MB.
> Are you sure that 2 MB is enough? Considering that it needs to load the
> bootstrap, the kernel image and also the ramdisk all to the ST-RAM? Or
> is the ramdisk loaded to FastRAM already? The question is whether the
> kernel itself fits into less than 2 MB of ST-RAM (it's not full 2048 kB
> of free RAM, several hundred kB is already occuppied by TOS data
> structs).

I have no idea, these docs are old and in need of an update. The
physical size of the kernel is 781842, what it needs beyond that on
atari, I have no clue.




Stephen R. Marenka     If life's not fun, you're not doing it right!

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