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Re: HD space for install

Hi :)

In <[🔎] Pine.A41.3.95.1000202235556.36848A-100000@fn2.freenet.edmonton.ab.ca>,
 at Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 00:23:31 -0700 (MST),
  on Subject: HD space for install,
   Bruce Sass <bsass@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca> 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: <sano@debian.org>,<sano@debian.or.jp>,<kgh12351@nifty.ne.jp>

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