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Re: Status of boot-floppies on Alpha?


For what is worth:
I found out that running linux in 16 Mb is quite well possible , but 
installing on a 16 Mb machine
is not (as you guys may have noticed)
All this was on a UDB/Multia. 
(I actually ran X in 16 Mb (using about 10 Mb of swap))

Jaap Hogenberg

chris wrote:

>On Wed, 13 Oct 1999, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 11:23:05AM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> >
> > > > > I'm not sure lowmemrd is really needed for Alpha anyway... Were 
> > > > > alphas at any time with < 16 MB RAM? The lowest I've ever heard 
> > > > > 32.
> > > >
>> I've a DEC As200 here with 16-Mb RAM. Purchased from onsale.com--and 
>> not from a long litany of sorrows. Not with Slink, not with Potato, not
>> with RH, not, not, not ...
>And let's not forget that stock UDBs had 24MB RAM, which some MILO
>versions didn't even like (although you may have a hard time finding them
>in a stock config anymore...they're more often stripped and sold a la
>carte).  There are still a ton of these things out in userland.

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