Re: low memory

Alan Cox (
Sat, 3 Feb 2001 18:10:21 +0000 (GMT)

> - kernel image (2.2.5-15) : 301 KB (I can`t make it smaller).
> "install" program executes "mke2fs /dev/hda1" where /dev/hda1 partition
> has 500MB.
> So in the step: "Writing inode tables: 6/63" the system hang.

Known problem with older 2.2 kernels. There are some VM things involved where
it fails to make progress and hangs. Its also occasionally seen in installers
with older 2.2

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