iMac network hardware

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sun Sep 19 04:49:28 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 12:42:57AM -0400, Rob Diehl wrote:

> OK as I suspected the problem was due to the infamous 8 GB boot limit on 
> the iMac. I set the root FS to 7 GB, swap to 1 GB, and allocated the 
> rest of the 40 GB drive to a partition mounted on /home and it booted 
> just fine. Still no luck with the network hardware!

I wonder if it is possible to detect whether the system has this limitation,
and size the partition accordingly.  Colin?

 - mdz

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