On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 12:13:14PM +0100 or thereabouts, Martin Feeney wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Apr 2001 11:57:35 Conor Daly wrote:
> > Be careful there, something somewhere says to leave 1Mb out of the
> > number
> > above. Not sure why but it gave me kernel panics with mem=128M but was
> > quite happy with "mem=127M". I think it should be lower-case "mem"
> > rather
> > than upper.
>> If you have an intel i810 chipset/video card there's usually 1MB of system
> RAM given to the video card. You best bet would be to press shift when
> lilo is starting and enter "linux mem=128M". If that complains, reboot and
> try "linux mem=127M". When you're sure of the setting, then change
> lilo.conf and re-run lilo.
Ah, that's what killed me here. AFAIR, I used "mem=128M" at home without
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