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Re: Newbie Installation problem

"Graham, Total Coverage Limited" wrote:
> Hopefully a simple one for someone out there.
> I'm pretty damn new to all this Linux stuff, and am installing the potato
> release on a Mac Performa 630 (68LC040, 36MB RAM, 512MB IDE hard disk)
> All goes well through the install, until it gets to rebooting the system.
> Then, as it goes through the boot-up process, installing various daemons, it
> attempts to start up inetd, and stalls, telling me that id 1 is respawning too
> quickly, and disables for 5 mins.
> Any advice, help or pointers to useful help would be most gratefully received.
> Please be gentle.
> Regards
> ____________________________
> Graham

This is a symptom of an LC040 with a bad mask revision.  Replace the
LC040 processor with a 68040 or an LC040 with a good mask revision. 
Search the archives for details and a list of known bad mask revisions.

Ray Knight

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