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Bug#332941: installation-reports: fails to unpack base-installer component



On Sun, 9 Oct 2005 16:44:58 -0400 Joey Hess wrote:

First of all, thanks for your quick reply.

[...]
> >   0. the screen blanked for a while
> >   1. the interface got repainted (again "Loading components of the
> >      Debian Installer")
> >   2. the progress bar restarted from zero 
> >   3. progress status said "unpacking base-installer"
> >   4. the progress bar reached 10 %
> >   5. goto 0. (in a seemingly endless loop)
> 
> Sounds like your machine is out of memory.

Maybe, but, as I said, that machine has a memory capacity equal to 32
Mibyte (and has passed two full memtest86 runs with no errrors).
The debian-installer documentation claims it will run with as little as
24 Mibyte...

What did I fail to understand?

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