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Re: 1.2 installation cache problem

From: fsammet@dallas.net (Fred Sammet) > Partition check:
> hda: hda1
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Couldn't get a free page......
> out of memoryVFS: Mounted root (minix filesystem)
> init: cache '/etc/ld.so.cache' is corrupt

Once you get the "Couldn't get a free page..." you're sunk.
The rest is just a symptom of that.

This is probably more like a 3MB system than a 4MB one - some motherboards
allocate 640K to low RAM, and then waste 384K. See if you can tweak your
BIOS settings to fix this.

The quickest fix would be to plug in more RAM. Otherwise, you'll have to
copy root.bin to a floppy and boot with
"linux root=/dev/fd0 load_ramdisk=0", inserting the root floppy when
prompted. This will leave the root floppy locked in floppy drive 0, so
you'll need a second floppy drive for everything else.


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