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Re: [SLE] Install 9.1 on old laptop
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 04:21:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405200421.47906.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 20 May 2004 04.15, Proctor wrote:
> 2. In light of the above, i decided that a network install might be nice.
> I rebooted, and this time chose to install Module3 (network modules), since
> i have a pcmcia ethernet card for the laptop. However, i receive an error:
> "there is not enough memory to load all data. To continue, activate some
> swap space." I cannot activate swap, because my hd is blank. Stumped.

when you get to this point, switch to one of the other virtual consoles, using
alt-f2, alt-f3, alt-f4 etc. I forget which one, but one of those has a
command line where you can partition the drive with fdisk, run mkswap and
swapon. Then switch back to the installer with alt-f1 and continue

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