Re: Fwd: Do others see install failures on DNS-323 to ext2 FS from Debian 7.0 netboot.img?
* Tai Viinikka <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2013-11-13 10:24]:
> Yes. I can only speak for my colleague and myself; we saw only ext2
> and several FAT-related choices when we ran d-i and chose to use its
> partitioning UI. I don't know why ext3 et al. were not on the menu.
> Of course, d-i is running in 64 MB of RAM in this case. Two
Thanks for pointing this out. This explains the behaviour you're
seeing. Debian installer has a low memory mode ("lowmem"). In this
mode, additional modules are not loaded automatically; this includes
the ext3 module.
I'll change the instructions to tell users to choose the ext3
Martin, wondering when 64 MB of RAM became low memory...