neilc2011 wrote:Hi there
Thank you for your reply.
I started in single use mode, as this was all that would work. I renamed the file /etc/sysctl.conf and my system starts fine.
Here is a copy of the file that the installer wrote.
I've got 4gb of ram in my machine.
Not sure where to go from here really.
Very bizzarre - that's a standard config that the installer uses on any machine that doesn't have the default settings overridden already. It's been used in tens, probably hundreds of thousands of machines in the past, including my own with both 4 and 8GB of RAM.
I used to use the following settings on an old machine with just 2GB RAM. It would be interesting to see if those settings work: