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Re: aiee, what does this mean?

"Josh 'Free Bird' Koenig" <joshk@grawk.net> writes:

> Can anyone help with this? I have a rescue floppy, trying to mount a
> microsystem

What's a microsystem?

> to get a cd install going. I hit enter at the boot prompt and
> get a lot of garbage culminating in the following before freezing up:
> Aiee, killing interrupt handler
> Kernel panic: Attempted to kill the idle task!
> In swapper task - not synching

Some sort of kernel issue.  Generally bad driver craziness.  If it's
x86 I'd suggest trying one of the other flavors.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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