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Re: ATTN: ABOUT PAGE: .../disks-i386/current/install.html

>>>>> "Jordan" == Jordan Ilchev <jpi@iname.com> writes:
Jordan> I found some problems about lowmemory installation section
Jordan> (7.2) of ?install.html?:

Jordan> If someone follow the instruction and "Create/Activate the
Jordan> swap partition."(64MB for example in my case), when normal
Jordan> installation starts you will be asked again to "Initialize and
Jordan> Activate the Swap Disk Partition" and at this point you CAN'T
Jordan> activate your swap partition becomes it?s working (busy)

Jordan> I think you must fix this confusion in install instructions
Jordan> !!!

Ok, I agree.  Lets figure out the proper way to fix it then.

Jordan> My solution was to make another small swap just for lowmemory
Jordan> install at ?/dev/hda4?, and leave my 64MB Swap for main
Jordan> installation

This is not the proper way to fix it.

Why not just skip the "Initialize and Activeate the Swap Disk
Partition" step?

Jordan> So you may include this case in "install.htm" and maybe sample
Jordan> for partition the HDD like this:

Jordan> /dev/hdda2 64MB Linux Swap

Jordan> /dev/hdda1 1000MB Linux native

Jordan> /dev/hdda3 4MB Linux MINIX

Jordan> /dev/hdda4 10MB Linux Swap

Eew no!  That's too gross.

Why do you need two swap partitions?  Just to fulfill a step in
dbootstrap?  Actually, it's kinda sounding like a dbootstrap bug...

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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