Re: Two last problems...
On Fri, 17 Jan 1997, Paul Rightley wrote:
> Well, I alomost have a perfect Debian 1.2 system on my Thinkpad 365XD...
> Now I am down to only two problems - both of them I have seen mentioned here,
> but I do not remember if I have seen the solutions.
> The first problem is that syslogd is keeping the load on my machine at
> 1.0 even if nothin else is happenning with the system. At the same time
> I get huge numbers of 'The last message repeated 123456 times' appearing
> in /var/log/messages' Is there a way to get syslogd to work correctly?
It is probably of interest to see what that last message was. I is most
likely that process that is overloading syslogd.
> The other problem relates to loadlin. After installing Debian 1.2 with the
> kernel sources (and compiling a kernel), I cannot get loadlin to successfully
> boot into linux. When loadlin starts, I get the 'Loading......' and then
> I quickly get screens and screens of thing like '[sdfq2134345]'. This same
> kernel works fine when booting from the floppy. What am I doing wrong?
You need a newer version of loadlin. 1.6 is available in the "misc"
section of the 1.2 distribution and will load your kernel for you.
aka Dale Scheetz Phone: 1 (904) 656-9769
Flexible Software 11000 McCrackin Road
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tallahassee, FL 32308
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