Re: dselect doesn't work on 8Meg machine anymore?
On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 05:21:03PM +0930, Mark Phillips wrote:
> My brother is trying to upgrade debian from slink to potato on his
> 8Meg RAM machine. He has about 20Meg swap as well. Dselect is very
> very slow --- lots of swapping. And try to install stuff, and it
> bombs out with not enough memory!
> Now his machine has always been a bit slow, but we've always been able
> to use dselect before. What's changed? Too many packages? And what
> can be done about it? (We are used the apt method to install.)
I installed with dselect on my laptop (8M RAM, 40 Swap).
It is very slow. But it worked once. Now I use dpkg.