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Bug 2254 - In 5.9.9 please have a warning about large memory Mem 128
In 5.9.9 please have a warning about large memory Mem 128
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-18 13:06 EDT by aap
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-27 11:06:05 EDT
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Description aap 1999-04-18 13:06:19 EDT
Have you ever seen a machine from the early 90's check 4

of RAM, it is a 5-10 min to get it to boot !!!!

And when it can not mount 8 , 23 because it has too much

ram this is a bug.

I know that not it is a small % of the machines out there,

but this is where Redhat will make it $$$ on helping the

large data centers manage redhat.

So please have a warning in the installer about large ram

boxes !!!

Before it is rolled out !!!
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-05-04 16:50:59 EDT
Does this same problem occur if you limit the memory used by typing
linux mem=128m at the boot: prompt of the install disk?

------- Email Received From  Andrew Puch <aap@ncsu.edu> 05/05/99 00:19 -------

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