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Re: problems compaq contura 400CX laptop


i don't know what the error could mean but with the 2.2.x kernel you can
make the swap inside a ext2 partition as a file. and as i saw you have
not so much place on your hd i would recommend you this way so you can
resize it every time (to your usage). 

> Marino wrote:
> i'm trying to install debian 2.2 on a laptop compaq contura 400CX with
> a 256MB hd and 8MB ram. i made a swap partition of 32MB. i fetched my
> base system via http and it was downloaded succesfully but while
> trying to extract it i receive the following message:
> VM: do_try_to_free_pages failed for kswapd
> and i can't go on.
> what is wrong?
> i'll appreciate any help
> p.s.: i was told to use a compaq contura 400CX and it wasn't a choice
> of my own

alias m.nine.six.

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