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Re: ftp install
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: ftp install
- From: carson_(_dot_)_harding_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com
- Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 14:54:33 -0700 (MST)
Just installed 2.8 on a 486/66 with 16M of RAM last
night, ftping from my internal server. No problems.
I have tried 8M and 12M: problems. But 16M is ok.
On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Gerald Thornberry wrote:
> Once I receive my 2.8 CDs, I'll be installing two systems
> for home use. The first will be a 486 DX50 with 16MB RAM
> that I plan to install via ftp from a Linux box. Why not
> install via CD? The 486 has no CDROM and I don't foresee
> installing one if it's not necessary. The box will be a
> firewall only. While I have been working with Linux for
> about 2 years, I've never installed OpenBSD. I'm curious if
> I'll run into trouble doing the ftp install on a 486 with
> only 16MB RAM? Recently I tried the same operation on this
> box with RedHat7, only to discover that the RH ftp install
> requires 20MB RAM (which this 486 is not capable of). I'm
> hoping that OpenBSD is much more flexible.
> After researching OpenBSD on this list over the past couple
> of months, I'm really looking forward to trying it out. If
> you're able to help on my ftp question, I'll appreciate it.
> Gerald Thornberry
Carson Harding - carson_(_dot_)_harding_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com