Bug#389516: Supported hardware chapter for installation manual
Op 27-12-2006 om 10:57 schreef Jurij Smakov:
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 08:36:03PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > Jurij,
> > I guess this is about the following text. Should this be included again?
> > <sect3><title>Memory Configuration</title>
> > <para>
> > Some older Sun workstations, notably the Sun IPX and Sun IPC have
> Both Sun IPX and Sun IPC are sun4c machines, not supported by Etch.
> That was the main reason for dropping this paragraph. If someone (not
> me) will check that it still applies for the sun4m machines, I'll have
> no objections for including it again.
in bugreport #305230 is this text
| > What memory configuration do you have? What CPU speed? If 4 sticks,
| > try removing 2. If 2, try moving to the other pair of slots. (Mine
| > had 4x32M, d-i worked with 2x32M in slots closest to disk. After
| > install the system booted fine with all 4 sticks.)
| Thanks a lot. I have performed (with David, the initial submitter) two
| new attempts, on Ultra 5 and Ultra 10 both with 384 MB of RAM (2 x 64
| + 2 x 128).
| The bug does occur in these configuration in both cases with default
| RC3 kernel 2.4.
| Your workaround (removing the 2 x 64 MB sticks) worked both times.
Which means that memory gap is a danger to more recent SUN hardware.
(still without subversion write access (due other priotorities on my side ))