Subject: Re: Trouble installing on IBM z50
To: Jeff Bolle <>
From: Matthew Orgass <>
List: port-hpcmips
Date: 02/06/2003 22:58:34
On 2003-02-06 wrote:

> While it may not be ideal, on my setup (the exact same as yours, 256MB
> CF card) I have a swap partition of 10 mb, a dos partition just big
> enough to hold psdboot and the initial install kernel (3 mb I think),
> and the rest is all in one big root partition. It works very nicely and
> doesn't force you to divide up what precious little free space you have
> (7mb for me after I have all of my applications).

  I wouldn't use swap on a CF card if you can at all avoid it.  10MB
doesn't seem like it would help much.  You can always add a swap file if a
particular application needs more memory.  Just make it all one partition
(sysinst really should do this by default).

Matthew Orgass