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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.2.20 RAM requirements
On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 01:48:28AM +0100, Christoph Pittracher wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 February 2002 21:23, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > I wanted to boot kernel version 2.2.20 on my old Pentium 75Mhz
> > > system with 16MB RAM. After "uncompressing linux" i get a: "Out Of
> > > Memory -- System halted".
> > > Kernel version 2.2.19 works without problems (same kernel
> > > configuration). I didn't tried 2.4 kernels yet, but I wonder that
> > > 2.2.20 needs so much memory?
> > It doesn't. What boot loader are you using ?
>
> LILO version 21.5-1 beta
> from Debian 2.2r5.

If you are using zImage, try bzImage. zImage gives 'Out of memory -- System
halted' from version 2.2.20pre5 up to 2.2.20. In 2.2.21pre1 and pre2 it
works ok again.
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