Subject: install/24675: Sysinstall: swap not configured when sets unpacked
To: None <gnats-bugs@gnats.NetBSD.org>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/04/2004 20:48:54
>Synopsis: Sysinstall: swap not configured when sets unpacked
>Arrival-Date: Thu Mar 04 20:50:00 UTC 2004
>Originator: Juliusz Chroboczek
On a machine with 8 MB memory, sysinstall fails to unpack the sets with
gzip crashing due to lack of core.
Since at that point a swap partition has already been created, a simple
workaround is to escape to the shell, manually invoke swapon, then
return to sysinstall. This allows the installation to complete.
Install NetBSD 1.6.1 on a Mac LC 475 with 8 MB of memory.
I suggest that the swap should be activated at the same time when
sysinstall mounts the new root on /mnt2. Of course, this could be