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SubjectRe: Out of memory -- System halted
On Wed, 21 Jul 1999, Bob_Tracy wrote:

> Couldn't get 2.3.11 to boot with the vesafb mode switching enabled, so
> I turned it off to see if there were any messages I might be able to
> see with the console remaining in text mode. Looks like something
> weird going on with memory sizeing/usage at boot time. I'm getting
> "Out of memory -- System halted".


Does bumping HEAP_SIZE in arch/i386/boot/compressed/misc.c to 0x3000
help? I've run into this both with kdb and absolutely stock kernels.
(kdb author solved problem) I also used to see this quite a bit when
compiling with various versions of pgcc. (blamed maybe innocent pgcc;)


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