[lubuntu-devel] non pae

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 06:48:10 UTC 2016

Den 2016-03-12 kl. 00:22, skrev Henk Terhell:
>> Hi Henk and everybody else who wants to test how much RAM is needed by
>> Lubuntu Xenial,
>> Would it possible for you to try installing while limiting the
>> available RAM with the boot option mem=xxxM (e.g. mem=256M)
>> and find the limit, where it stops working? You can compare your
>> results with those at
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/AdvancedMethods#Test_results
>> Notice that you will get different results with different hardware, so
>> a result from Xenial should be compared to a result from Trusty in the
>> same computer.
>> Best regards
>> Nio
> Hi Nio
> At boot option in the installation on my desktop I added mem=224M. There
> was no progress shown after some 20 minutes spinning of the dvd and I
> stopped it.
> But at mem=256M the installation with manual partitioning went smoothly.
> The memory usage is now 135 MB right after boot. It increases over time
> to 145 MB without any input.
> Looks like a neat value for L16.04 i386.
> Henk

Yes Henk,

It is a neat value.

- Is it with the desktop iso file or alternate iso file?

- Can you also tell us also about the computer (at least CPU and 
graphics chip/card)?

Thanks for testing :-)

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