Re: linux memory requirement

H. Peter Anvin (
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 09:26:14 -0700 (PDT)

> What is the MINIMUM ammount of memory to boot linux?
> With the kernel survive with just the 640k? (assuming I dont tven think for
> a second about using a ramdisk)

Someone managed to boot Linux in under 900k, using a highly
stripped-down 1.0 kernel.