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Re: woody install on a Compaq Contura 410C and wrong memeory detection

On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 11:03:01PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 10:04:20PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > #include <hallo.h>
> > * Sven Luther [Mon, May 05 2003, 02:30:46PM]:
> > 
> > > Linux boots correctly and i get to choose the language. Then the debian
> > > splash screen gets displayed and i am informed that there is not enough
> > > ram, but i have 12Mo of memory installed, and it claims that this is not
> > > the case.
> > 
> > Err, what exactly does it tell you? You need about 14meg to be sure that
> > it works correctly until the step with swap space creation. 12meg is
> > risky and you have been warned. So what is the problem?
> It does warn me that 8 Mb is too little and that about 12Mb is ok. But i
> have 12 Mb. it is the message just after the initial debian page, and
> before the installation menu.
> > If you insist on installing Woody on this thing, consider switching to
> Would installing potato be a better idea ? Or some self-made
> distribution.

Yes, potato, or even just the 2.2 kernel with woody.

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