Re: Grub testers wanted
> everyone with 4GB or more or who had problems with grub in the past
> should test the lates grub with and inited kernel and send a short
> reply if it works or what the error is.
I've updated grub in this morning to version 0.95+cvs20040624-188.8.131.52.pure64
from debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org, and tried to boot up an initrd kernel
afterwards with the following result:
Booting 'Debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.7-5-amd64-k8-smp '
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.7-5-amd64-k8-smp root=/dev/sda1 ro
[Linux-bzimage, setup=0x1400, size=0x131381]
[Linux-initrd @ 0xbfb88000, 0x458000 bytes]
Error 28: Selected item cannot fit into memory
> Please include what motherboard, cpu, ram and kernel/initrd you use.
MB: Tyan Thunder S2882 (K8S Pro), BIOS revision 2.03
CPU: 2 x Amd Opteron 244 [1.8GHz]
RAM: 8 x 1GB Kingston ValueRam
Kernel and initrd: see above
Related BIOS setting:
MTRR Mapping: Continuous [PCI hole described as non-cacheable]
> Reports of it failing have been sketchy and the suggested patch seems
> to only help some people so we need some statistics to see whats going
> on and to find test candidates for future patches.
Last time the result was same as above, so patch didn't help for me :-(
I'm able to boot any kernel without initrd with grub.
I'll gladly test any further version of grub.
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