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Old 02-13-2003, 09:13 AM   #1
hwood7587
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Suse 8.1 install issue with 32 MB Ram


I am trying to install Suse 8.1 on a machine with only 32 MB RAM. In order to do this I must boot from the floppies, fdisk the hard drive to set up a SWAP partition. I can boot from the floppies. I press Alt-F9 to get to a console but fdisk is not a valid command. Am I going about this incorrectly?
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Old 02-13-2003, 09:33 AM   #2
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Most likely your boot floppies were loaded with fdisk would be the problem. I would probably suggest if you plan on running X on this machine, to go ahead and drop some more RAM in it. If not X is a hog and won't perform like you will want it to.
 
Old 02-13-2003, 12:26 PM   #3
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Must it be SuSE? Vector Linux would run like a dream with 32 meg of RAM. www.vectorlinux.com
 
  


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