43p-140 install issues
pguyot at cvf.fr
Thu Jan 6 01:02:17 EST 2005
On Wednesday 05 January 2005 12:47, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 10:49:19AM +0100, Philippe Guyot wrote:
> > > BTW, i have another question. I am trying to fix debian-installer to
> > > create the prep partition, but i would like to have some info on the
> > > expected constraints of said partition. Some tell it has to be entirely
> > > in the first 8MB, others the first 5MB, and my powerstack has a 17MB
> > > boot partition right now.
> > All I can say, it's that my boot PReP partition is the 1st and about 4 MB
> > in size (cannot size it less than 1% of the disk.....)
> > second partition is /
> > third is swap.
> BTW, for debian, it makes more sense to have the second partition as swap,
> and the third as /, i think, since it was decided some time back to default
> to root=/dev/sda3, and not sda2.
Yes, I did that on my two 150.
> > That works for me.
> Until the kernel grows beyond 4MB.
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