cracked out floppy install
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Feb 9 09:09:29 PST 2005
On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:51:06PM +0000, Mark Ovens wrote:
> >well the handbook says freebsd5 has a minimum requirement of 8mb, so 16
> >should be fine. but even if it weren't, you'd think there'd be some form
> >of useful error message instead of just rebooting. it just makes no sense.
> Interestingly, the Installation Notes for 4.11-R,
> http://www.freebsd.org/releases/4.11R/installation-i386.html state, in
> section 1.2 Hardware Requirements, "The sysinstall(8) installation
> program requires 16MB of RAM"
> Does sysinstall in 5.3 _really_ need half the RAM that 4.11 requires? I
> find that hard to believe.
No...this has been established elsethread and a PR has been submitted.
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