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authorMichael Lucas <mwlucas@FreeBSD.org>2003-04-04 19:51:31 +0000
committerMichael Lucas <mwlucas@FreeBSD.org>2003-04-04 19:51:31 +0000
commit686258719d9828c6def0173a08cf5db0b2a04a43 (patch)
parentef34e54fadb8070ed32f0736d223d9aa4729ca26 (diff)
"Can I install FreeBSD with only 4MB of RAM"? No.
Remove advice to install FreeBSD 2.0.5. Remove 2.1.7 installation suggestion. Leave a reference to FreeBSD 2.1.7, only to give this asker a sense of "We're no longer in the stone age."
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=16448
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diff --git a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.sgml b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.sgml
index d3d2f0a5de..22ad81563a 100644
--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.sgml
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.sgml
@@ -1272,19 +1272,6 @@ File: +DESC (ignored)</screen>
a system which has &gt;4MB, install onto the disk and then
swap it back.</para>
- <para>FreeBSD 2.1.7 will not install with 640 kB base + 3 MB
- extended memory. If your motherboard can remap some of the
- <quote>lost</quote> memory out of the 640kB to 1MB region,
- then you may still be able to get FreeBSD 2.1.7 up. Try
- to go into your BIOS setup and look for a
- <quote>remap</quote> option. Enable it. You may also
- have to disable ROM shadowing. It may be easier to get 4
- more MB just for the install. Build a custom kernel with
- only the options you need and then remove the 4MB out.
- You can also install 2.0.5 and then upgrade your system to
- 2.1.7 with the <quote>upgrade</quote> option of the 2.1.7
- installation program.</para>
<para>After the installation, if you build a custom kernel,
it will run in 4 MB. Someone has even successfully booted
with 2 MB, although the system was almost unusable.</para>