Bug#229717: Debian Installer Beta2 Fails Pre-Installation: IBM R40e Laptop
reassign 229717 kernel
retitle 229717 2.4 locks up solid but 2.6 works
* Anand Vaidya <email@example.com> [2004-05-05 19:41]:
> > > Language selection. Select En-US and hit return. The machine locks up
> > > solid. I need to pull powercord/battery to restart. Have tried with
> > > different ACPI flags, boot-kbd flags. No use. On the same laptop, I
> > > managed to install MEPIS, Knoppix etc (all based on Debian)
> > Ah, this is pretty bad. Can you please try the new beta4 release and
> > see if that works?
> I tried Beta4. Same problem with kernel 2.4 (default) With and without acpi
> doesnot make any difference.
> But booting with "linux26" , I am able to proceed on my R40E laptop. No
Do MEPIS and Knoppis use 2.4 kernels?