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Re: [SLE] installing suse with 64 mb
  • From: "W.D.McKinney" <deem@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 19:28:57 +0000
  • Message-id: <W6838724785248411108668537@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mark McKibben [mailto:manzabar@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 07:14 PM
>To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [SLE] installing suse with 64 mb
>On Thursday 17 February 2005 11:22 am, blabla wrote:
>> Can I still try Suse or should I go for another distro? if so, any
>> recommendations?
>You can still do SuSE; you'll just need to go with an older version of it.
>For instance, I was able to install SuSE 9.0 on an old Dell laptop that only
>has 64MB of RAM.

Or you could try this. Format your HD (I used a Debian install CD to do it awhile back), make a minimum of 128M Swap on the partions. Then insert the SuSE CD and use the swap space. Worked for me.


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