more than 128 M needed for liveCD

Cody Somerville cody.somerville at
Mon Nov 6 17:25:16 UTC 2006

I'm getting a copy of the live cd this weekend (I don't have a burner of my
own yet) and so I'll play around with it to see if I can identify some
memory hogs.


Cody A.W. Somerville

On 11/6/06, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at> wrote:
> Unfortunatley we have a bad regression since dapper. The liveCD will not
> function properly
> with 128M of RAM and no swap. This I only noticed in qemu and wrongly
> assumed (hoped) it's
> specific to it, but we get bugreports confirming it on real machines.
> This sadly makes xubuntu lose one of its selling points :( I have no idea
> what causes the extra memory
> use, it may be system-tools-backend which use perl, but I don't know for
> sure.
> Jani
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