I've been trying to do a kickstart install on some machines with a "low" amount of memory (128MB). It gets through the initial setup, formatting and partitioning the hard drive. But then as it's installing packages, it will hang (generally on glibc-common). If I watch free on the second vt, I can see that it's swapping, and I of course expect it to be slow when it has to do that. But eventually it will just hang, and the HDD activity light stops and the free memory amount stops changing. It's not out of memory (there's generally about 16-32MB of memory free). It hasn't locked up (the system still accepts input, I can switch VTs and run programs (and kill anaconda too)). But I can leave it sitting there for hours (I think 16 was the longest I waited) and it won't ever get past whichever package it hangs on -- it does get to 100% on that package though. If I upgrade the system to 256MB of RAM, it runs through the install in about 45 min. Does anyone have any suggestions for additional debugging/diagnosis I can do?
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