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Bug#401889: memory requirements for powerpc

Goooooood Morning,

On Wed, 6 Dec 2006 17:53:03 +0100 Holger Levsen <debian@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> d-i: recommended is 48mb, might work with less, but on newworld it sureley 
> doesnt boot with 32mb. (tested with daily cd from 2006-12-04). 64mb is still 
> low-mem.

The following paragraph belongs to graphical installer I think.

> d-i: recommended is 128mb. works with 96mb, but partioning is buggy then. (it 
> crashes and comes back, so it's usable, but really not recommended. With 96mb 
> the main partition would "reliably" have no mount point set, with 160 mb this 
> is no problem.)
> If you point me to the proper file, I'm happy to submit a patch for this bug.

That is mentioned at at least two places in the manual
(this could be improved though):




Maybe that should be mentioned in the installer itself?
(on the boot prompt press F1: "You need at least 24 MB of RAM
to use this installer".)

> regards,
> 	Holger

Kind regards
Holger :-)


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