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Re: Kernel hangs, can't install

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 02:35:08PM +0100, schnobs@babylon-kino.de wrote:
> Hello,
> I don't know if this is the right place, but...
> Trying to install woody on an old 486 (24MB), the 'vanilla' 
> kernel hangs. 
> The last things I see on the screen are:
> PCI: probing PCI hardware
> Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.2
> Based upon Swansea University ...ect.pp...
> unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual adress 
> c180002c
> It then fills the screen with a lot of figures that mean nothing to 
> me.
> As there anything I can do? The boot disk's help says I shall 
> file a bug report if that happens, but I want to hear some other 
> opinions first (btw: how can I check wether someone already 
> has filed this bug?)

Have you tried the idepci or compact flavor (check the install manual
for the differences). The vanilla flavor has a bunch of drivers, tehy
may be confusing your machine.

After you have Linux installed, you can use reportbug, it knows a lot
of stuff. But you can also see bugs on the web at bugs.debian.org, for
booting problems tack on /boot-floppies. 

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