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Re: [opensuse] Problems installing 10.2 on 256 mb system
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2007 07:26:05 -0500
  • Message-id: <459BA0DD.7050906@xxxxxxxxxx>
Torvald Bringsvor wrote:
> Hi.
> I have a P4 system with 256 Mb of RAM. I start the
> installation from CD, and then direct it to install
> from HTTP. Then the installer says that I don't have
> enough RAM to run yast2, and it asks me to add a swap
> partition. I have made a swap partition on the
> harddrive, so I add it. Then I do the usual stuff, and
> the installation starts to format the disks, and then
> things go haywire: it can't mount the swap. The
> message says that it can't find the mount point
> 'swap', but the debug message lists the mount command,
> and that seemingly tries to do mount -t ntfs !!
> Is this a known problem? What can I do about it?

I done a few installs into a 256 MB system, using NFS and it works
fine. Have you tried that?

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