Subject: Re: unable to install on 4 Mb Laptop
To: Benjamin Gerfelder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/1998 10:14:10
On May 25, Benjamin Gerfelder wrote
> System: AcerNote 730i, 4 Mb RAM, 125 Mb diskspace
> the kernel seems to boot correctly, but when it is supposed to display the
> graphical interface, it displays this strange message:
> root on md0a dumps on md0b
> root file system type: ffs
> erase ^?, werase ^W, kill ^U, intr ^C
> then it hangs :(
Sounds like you're out of memory. Did you try the 'boot-small.fs' floppy ?
If this still doesn't work, a then cutted-down install floppy is needed.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr