how 2 install with less then 256 mb ram?

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how 2 install with less then 256 mb ram?

Postby Guest on Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:35 pm

hi there,

how can i install mint with only 196mb ram?
why is it not possible to install without booting the live-cd?

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ray
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Re: how 2 install with less then 256 mb ram?

Postby Husse on Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:39 pm

It is possible but it will be slow
Use knoppix or dsl or some other really low resource distro to make a swap partition
It will be used by the live CD
why is it not possible to install without booting the live-cd?

Resources - we use Ubiquity (the Ubuntu installer) to install and that's the only option
To make an install that does not need to boot the live CD would take too much resources = man hours
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