Re: RAMDISK boot error
On Mon, 15 Dec 1997, Aaron Walker wrote:
> I just setup this experimental system to run Debian 1.3.1:
> 4MB RAM
> CL3424 w/512K
> A real POWER-HOUSE!!! I just put this machine together to test Debian
> 2.0 aka hamm.
> Anyways... When I try to boot the rescue disk, I get the message:
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> It hanges for ever when this message pops up. Could it be from
> low-memory? I though you were able to run Debian w/4MB RAM. Please
Have you used the "lowmem" series of bootdisks?
I think the difference is that those have a rootdisk on floppy, where the
default "rescue" disk tries to load the rootdisk into ram (and then mounts
its root from that ramdisk.)
IIRC this is mentioned in the installation document.
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