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Re: Hung on Uncompressing Linux

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 02:03:19AM -0500, rscrivo@interrahost.com wrote:
> I have a bootable Debian 2.2 CD set that boots fine and begins loading
> linux then hangs on "Uncompressing Linux". 
> The system is a Compaq Deskpro 6000 with a 200MHZ Pentium CPU and 256 MB
> or RAM. It has a Adaptec 2940 SCSI Contoller with a SCSI HD and SCSI
> CDROM. Video is Matrox Millennium and sound is ISA ESS board. I have
> tried the aic78xx=no_reset switch and I have disabled the IDE controller
> since it is not used. 

This is most usually the loadlin problem, IIRC. Can you boot manually, i.e.
by typing linux at the boot prompt?

|            Chris Tillman        tillman@voicetrak.com          |
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