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Re: sarge r0a hangs on Tyan Thunder K8W



I am forwarding this to debian-boot and setting MFT, as it is more
appropriate there.

-Roberto

On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 07:19:33PM +0100, debian wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I have a Tyan Thunder K8W board
> (http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderk8w_spec.html)
> with a single opteron 246 as I remembered starting a dual processor
> board with one Pentium pro in dim and distant days being a good way to
> allow room for later expansion of power.  Board has an nvidia GeoForce
> FX 5200 graphics card and 2Gb of RAM and (for now) Samsung TM1000-24
> SP1614N hard disc on the primary ATA channel (drives attached to the
> internal SATA controller disconnected for now: one step at a time!)
> 
> The problem is that sarge i386 r0a net-installer image boots up to the
> boot prompt but then, whether I use the default or the 2.6 kernel,
> hangs after:
> "Uncompressing Linux ..., Ok, booting the kernel."
> nothing happens at all, the CD continues spinning though.
> 
> I think this could be the graphics card but I doubt it, or it could
> be having one processor in a dual processor board, or could it be the
> 2Gb of RAM?  Anyway, suggestions much appreciated.
> 

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~sanchezr

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