Commit ee47bda3 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

Tell the user what to do when not enough memory is available.

parent 1ac77b4e
......@@ -26,6 +26,7 @@ ${@}"
check_free_memory () {
local min_memfree min_total_memfree memfree buffers cached total_memfree
local errormsg
......@@ -35,12 +36,20 @@ check_free_memory () {
cached=$(awk '/^Cached:/{print $2}' /proc/meminfo)
total_memfree=$(($memfree + $buffers + $cached))
errormsg="`gettext \"Not enough memory to check for updates.
Verify that this system satisfies the <a href='file:///usr/share/doc/tails/website/doc/about/requirements/index.en.html'>Tails requirements</a>.
Try to restart Tails and run <b>Applications</b> -> <b>Tails</b> -> <b>Tails Updater</b> or visit the <a href=''>Tails website</a> to see if a new version is available.\"`"
if [ "$memfree" -lt "$MIN_MEMFREE" ] ; then
error "`gettext \"Only $memfree MemFree, while $MIN_MEMFREE is needed.\"`"
echo "Only $memfree MemFree, while $MIN_MEMFREE is needed." >&2
error "$errormsg"
if [ "$total_memfree" -lt "$MIN_TOTAL_MEMFREE" ] ; then
error "`gettext \"Only $total_memfree MemFree + Buffers + Cached, while $MIN_TOTAL_MEMFREE is needed.\"`"
echo "Only $total_memfree MemFree + Buffers + Cached, while $MIN_TOTAL_MEMFREE is needed." >&2
error "$errormsg"
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