Bug#268208: kernel-image-2.6.8-1-686-smp: 2.6.8 smp kernel fails to gunzip initrd and hangs at APIC stage on i865
maximilian attems writes:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Jon Thackray wrote:
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> > maximilian attems writes:
> > > On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Jon Thackray wrote:
> > >
> > > > System has Intel 865 MB, P4/3400, 2Gb RAM, five discs including
> > > > one SCSI and one SATA. It worked fine with the 2.6.5 kernel, but the
> > > > 2.6.8 kernel won't boot.
> > >
> > > did you try booting with append "acpi=off"?
> > No. I don't know what apic is. How should I modified the grub menu.lst
> > to do that? I can probably reboot the machine in a few days to try
> > that. I've attached a successful 2.6.5 boot dmesg.
> apic != acpi
> you'll find more about in kernel sources in Documentation/i386/IO-APIC.txt
> doesn't grub(8) has a nice man, i don't use it but something like this
> should work (make shure to have your correct root partition there):
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-184.108.40.206-3-686 root=/dev/hda1 ro acpi=off
Thanks, I'll give that a try.
> hope that helps, if not you may want to try 2.6.10 from unstable.
> best regards
And that as well. It will be several days before I can try that as the
machine is now doing something useful.
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