>16MB memory requirement for 5.3 install (Re: cracked outfloppy
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Tue Feb 8 22:03:56 PST 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Ramiro Aceves
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 10:02 AM
> To: Kris Kennaway
> Cc: questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: >16MB memory requirement for 5.3 install (Re: cracked
> outfloppy install)
> > Sounds like memory is indeed the issue then - is the original poster
> > able to confirm this? If so, one of you should submit a PR
> > that the docs be updated.
> > Kris
> Hello Kris. I posted my experiences in the thread "Confirmed: 5.3
> installation do not work with 16 MB RAM" on 11th-january-2005 post to
> this list. There was another person that confirmed it there. If you
> think so, we can fill a bug report.
I think it is a bug because there are some boneheaded older systems
that have broken BIOSes where FreeBSD can only detect 16MB of ram
without recompiling the kernel.
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