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Bug 78002 - OS Error [Errno 12] cannot allocate memory
Summary: OS Error [Errno 12] cannot allocate memory
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-17 07:04 UTC by Michael E Puckett
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-11-17 07:29:04 UTC

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Description Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 07:04:02 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Q312461)

Description of problem:
anaconda had memory error at the very beginning of package installation  --- 
instruction said to send floppy contents to you

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:

floppy save did not function Last two lines before error:
Files "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 66, in execWithRedirect
files "/usr/lib/anaconda/", line 54, in vgactivate

gateway pentium 120 48 MB RAM 1.2 and 2 g harddisk
Was running RH 7

Comment 1 Michael E Puckett 2002-11-17 07:28:57 UTC
Did try again. Failed just as package load screen presented.

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-11-18 20:35:41 UTC
64MB is the minimum requirement for Red Hat 8.0.

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