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Re: anaconda text mode does not start VNC with 512mb ram



Ok, i was able to launch vnc on the affected laptop and in kvm. I
opened (Bug  962231)
That bug covers only the spurious not enough memory, i have not yet
opened a bug-report for the 535/512 minimum ram issue.

Cheers.

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 2:27 PM, Reartes Guillermo <rtguille gmail com> wrote:
> I tried with a KVM Guest:
>
> * With 512mb anaconda graphical starts, but text vnc does not (vnc does not
> start with the same error)
>
> * With 450mb anaconda graphical starts.
>   :-) well, it just 450mb, i really expected anaconda to refuse to run with
> such a small ramsize.
>
> * With 535mb anaconda text mode will ask for vnc and vnc works ok. (X86_64
> F19b TC3)
> * With 528mb anaconda text mode will ask for vnc and vnc works ok. (i386
> F19b TC3)
>
> So, that is why i could not launch text mode + vnc on my 512mb netbook,
> since the current
> minimum ramsize for i386 arch is 528mb. I can launch graphical, but it does
> not work due
> to screen resolution (already reported and not a priority), so i normally
> need to use vnc.
>
> From:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda_Boot_Options?rd=Anaconda/Options
> The boot parameter 'nomemcheck' does not work or was removed.
>
> Does text + vnc really consume more ram that graphical?
>
> Cheers.
>
>
>
> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Reartes Guillermo <rtguille gmail com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Yes, it an onboard intel vga, no options (i do believe that is
>> automatically assigned).
>>
>> Cheers.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Chris Lumens <clumens redhat com> wrote:
>>>
>>> > anaconda refuses to launch vnc for F19:
>>> >
>>> > "Not asking for VNC because current memory (500184) < MIN_GUI_RAM
>>> > (524288)"
>>> >
>>> > Is it intended or should i file a bug-report for this?
>>> > The netbook has a 512mb ram stick, and since F18 could be installed via
>>> > vnc, i expected the same for F19.  Now i am shot of 24mb ram approx.
>>>
>>> Hmm, is something like your video card perhaps stealing memory from you?
>>>
>>> - Chris
>>>
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