Re: Kernel Panic on IBM Thinkpad R50e
sorry for the late answer...
> The laptop is an IBM Thinkpad R50e.
beeing a longtime thinkpad user, i'm actually surprised. thinkpads in
general work extremly well with debian (or linux), however, i think can
test that the cd on a R50 next week.
> First of all, there was no net connection. Udev had
> renamed eth0 to eth1 and there was no entry for eth1 in
this has been already reported by a couple of people, and is a really
strange (it's a bug, but i don't know yet the exact cause for it).
> Also, it couldn't mount my USB thumbdrive.
could you elaborate on this? how did you try to mount them? did you get
an error message?
> So I thought I'd reboot the Live CD to get a clean start
> for preparing a bugreport. But this time I got a kernel panic
> on trying to mount the root filesystem. And it wasn't just
> a transient error. I've tried probably six or eight more
> times, and it's always the same.
really strange. since we an exclude the fact, that the software has
changed between the reboots, could you retry with a new media? that's
the only thing i can imagine..
> Any ideas? If there's anything more I can do to
> help with this issue, let me know. I'm not subscribed to
> the list, so CC-ing me on any replies would be appreciated!
hmm.. did you use persistency or something like that? did you had an usb
stick plugged into while booting?
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