Subject: Re: Problems with 1.6_Beta5 install on i386 / Thinkpad 770
To: Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com>
From: Luke Mewburn <email@example.com>
Date: 08/08/2002 17:19:55
On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 12:14:47AM -0700, Mike Cheponis wrote:
| On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
| > > memory, and an additional 60 MB for X; clearly, my 1.3 GB disk should be
| > > plenty big.
| > Yes. You can fit it all in less than 200MB.
| It's not clear to me why sysinst seems to think 950 MB or so are required
| for the standard install, and why 1.2GB or more is required for std+X -- but
| that's what sysinst reports. I'm using bootlap1.fs and bootlap2.fs
How much RAM does your system have?
At the moment, sysinst calculates a "default swap partition size"
based on the amount of RAM in the system.
There's been discussions to do one of the following (in increasing
order of effort in changing sysinst):
+ leave as is
+ leave as is, except clamp the max swap size to 64MB (for example)
+ don't bother adding swap size
+ allow user to specify size of swap, even in "non custom" configs,
defaulting to RAM size. (this would require extra menus in