R-Drive Image Boot - Older Machines

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F-I
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R-Drive Image Boot - Older Machines

Post by F-I » Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:43 am

Hello,

my company recently bought a R-Drive Image Technician license for backupping quite a few old PC's..
I am very satisfied with the software, but i ran into the following problem:

It seems that if the PC has 32MB RAM or less, R-Drive Image can't boot (from floppy in that case). Can you confirm that?
(It is a Pentium 1 MMX with 133MHz and 32MB RAM)

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Re: R-Drive Image Boot - Older Machines

Post by Alt » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:00 am

I tried to find a computer similar to that, but failed. I think, this computer is too weak.

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Re: R-Drive Image Boot - Older Machines

Post by F-I » Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:59 am

I've tested the issue with all kinds of virtual machines now and can confirm the problem.
64MB RAM seems to be the minimum. Below that, RDI does not boot.

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Re: R-Drive Image Boot - Older Machines

Post by Alt » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:40 pm

I hardly ever can imagine now a working computer with 32 MB. Although, my first PC had 4MB.

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