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Bug#260403: 7025-F30 not working

On Wed, May 4, 2005 12:03 pm, Warren Turkal said:
> I just wanted to say that I have a 7025-F30 that will not boot for what
> appears to be the same reason for this bug. I have gone expert mode and
> went manually to a commandline and found the sym53c8xx module not to
> load due to missing symbols. I then did depmod -a. The next time I tried
> to load the module, the box locked. I couldn't ^C out. I had to do a cold
> reboot.

Ahem.  Since I've performed a successful install with the Sarge installer
I think (from my point of view) this bug can be closed.  In fact, I'd be
inclined to suggest that the reason the F30 isn't working is because the
2.6.8 kernel provided by the installer doesn't support the F30.

I think Sven Luther has 2.6.11 kernel that you might be able to boot from
to see if that works any better (my patches to support more PReP boxes
went in to the 2.6.9 kernel).

I have a (slightly non-working now, sadly) F30 in my garage which I
definitely booted Linux on, so it should be possible.



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