[arch-releng] Latest ArchISO breaks 512MB RAM barrier

Alexander Epaneshnikov aarnaarn2 at gmail.com
Fri May 1 18:14:33 UTC 2020

01.05.2020 21:02, Sven-Hendrik Haase via arch-releng пишет:
> On Fri, 1 May 2020 at 19:49, Óscar García Amor via arch-releng <
> arch-releng at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Simply I wanted to tell you that the latest ArchISO image needs more
>> than 512MB of RAM to boot. If you try to boot it in a machine (you can
>> test with VirtualBox) with 512MB of ram you give a "Initramfs
>> unpacking failed: write error" after Probing EDD line. Next in
>> "Mounting '/dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_202005' to '/run/archiso/bootmnt'
>> cannot mount and fallbacks to interactive prompt.
>> I don't know if this is intentional or not. But I think that if the
>> new ISOs need more than 512 MB or RAM to boot, maybe it is a good idea
>> to publish a notice in Arch Linux web page.
>> Greetings.
>> --
>> Óscar García Amor | ogarcia at moire.org | http://ogarcia.me
> Welp, Arch is now officially bloated. :(

the situation will get worse when accessibility patches will be included.
sorry about that. ☺
Sincerely, Alexander.

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