Re: installing potato on a dinosaurus ;-)
| Today, i've got a new ARCHAIC i486SX notebook with only 8 MB of RAM I
| would turn into a network diag station using Potato.
| Great, that's ok ... but the installation help mention clearly the need
| of 12 MB of RAM ! I've tried to install it, ignoring this, but I've some
| problem when the kernel tries to free some memory pages (it complains
| ever and ever, installing is then impossible).
I've run into this problem myself, when installing on similar
hardware. What I ended up doing was taking a complete installation
from some other box, and tar-ing out the base.tgz by hand. Then you
have to delete /sbin/unconfigured.sh and fix some other small things
(timezone, for instance), by hand.
Tollef Fog Heen
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