Re: [mu SETUP]

From: Chris Torry (
Date: Thu Feb 10 2000 - 16:26:56 CET

I did the following, only did not issue the 'sync' command, will this do
bad things for me?

and, can i install the x11 addon once i have cloned and are running from
the HD?

>If you get a lot of message "can't fork", you can't install muLinux:
>the memory is too low for to complete the swap activation script :-(
>In this case, reboot and chose solution 2), than proceed manually:
> # I assume your DOS disk is /dev/hda1
> #--------
> # mount /dev/hda1 /swap
> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/swap/linux.swp bs=1k count=8000
> # mkswap /swap/linux.swp
> # sync
> # swapon /swap/linux.swp
>This segment of code is extracted directly from /etc/rc.lowmem.
>Ok, now we have a swap area in the DOS file c:\linux.swp.
>(after istallation, please delete it).
>We can start cloning:
> # clone
>This part of muLinux is very old, sorry. No enhancement had been made
>for a while.
>Have fun!
>I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't
>remember any. Would two negative ones do? -- Woody Allen
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