cvs commit: src/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/installation/common
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 28 21:46:30 GMT 2005
On Monday 28 February 2005 12:20 pm, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > Correct the minimum RAM requirements for i386 (24 MB to install,
> > 12 MB to run). These technically reflect 5.3-RELEASE figures,
> > but are probably closer to reality than the older numbers (8MB / 7MB).
> I can't boot 5.3 with only 12 MB under qemu. 16 MB works fine.
> sysinstall requires 24 MB but can probably do with less provided you
> configure swap; however, the install CD won't boot with only 16 MB.
How about a custom boot kernel? When I suggested 12MB rather than 7MB in the
original PR, I was thinking of the case of building a stripped-down custom
kernel. GENERIC certainly isn't going to fit well in 16MB.
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