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Re: d-i on ancient hardware

On Sunday 09 July 2006 05:08, Adam Borowski wrote:
> 3. [G-I]: On lowmem, it would be better to flat-out refuse to run the
> graphical installer; a blank screen is an ugly way to die.

The graphical installer already automatically falls back to text mode if 
there is not sufficient memory to run it.
The problem you are seeing is that the kernel + initrd are too big to load 
into memory, so that process dies. This is not something that can be 
detected or avoided AFAIK.

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