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Re: Bug#121177: boot-floppies: can't install dpkg

In message <[🔎] 20011127015622.B209@Obsession>, Chris Tillman writes:
>8MB RAM is not be enough for woody, it's a 12MB minimum according to
>the install manual for i386. Have you tried the potato installation?

I guess it would be nice if dbootstrap caught this situation early and told the
user that they need to visit the hardware store.  Anyone know a remotely portable
method of checking the amount of RAM?  I suppose you could parse the MemTotal
line out of /proc/meminfo fairly easily.


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