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Re: Squeeze can't fit on 512MiB

Quoting Samuel Thibault (sthibault@debian.org):
> Christian PERRIER, le Mon 01 Nov 2010 12:03:51 +0100, a écrit :
> > Quoting Samuel Thibault (sthibault@debian.org):
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > Actually, partman will even just refuse to setup partitions.
> > 
> > Additionnall, a test today with beta1, on a 1GiB disk (virtual
> > machine) and the "separate home" partman-auto recipe lead to failure
> > because of disk full
> I guess you were installing the standard system task via network?

Yes. (install with netinst CD and mirror configured)

> > The minimum size for / needs to be increased (it is currently 500MiB
> > and is not enough).
> The default should be changed indeed. To what the standard task needs?

900MiB seems to be the right size.

> > This is roughly what #528914 says (though it really says that the
> > minimum for / should allow two kernel flavours to be
> > installed....which I kinda agree upon as there are chances that,
> > during tha machine's life, this will happen).
> Remember however that d-i now cleans .debs away, which most probably
> frees room for future kernels in the case of network installs (and for
> CD installs you haven't used it anyway).

Yes. With 900MiB, the partition is temporarily nearly full, then gets
140MiB free after cleaning, which is enough for another kernel.

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