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Re: adding memory to my laptop causes subsequent f9a installs to fail



On Wed, 20 Feb 2008, Michal Jaegermann wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 06:44:22PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > well, ripping out that extra gig allowed me to do a successful
> > install.  how odd. should i try again with the 1.5G of RAM?
>
> You do not have physically remove all that "excess" memory.
> 'mem=512M' in additional kernel options will have the same
> effect, is much simpler to accomplish, and allows you to
> experiment with other sizes as well.

of course.  i don't know why i'd forgotten that.  thanks.

rday
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