Re: Install on PowerEdge 6300
I've changed it's kernel to 2.0.36 and successed to install.
Thank you very much.
Ossama Othman wrote:
> Shinako Matsuyama writes:
> > Hi,
> > I tried to install Debian Linux 2.0 on DELL PowerDdge 6300.
> > But I can’t install it because the system has crashed during installation
> > ( strictly speaking, after appears the message ‘ Ide: ports are not enabled
> > (BIOS)’ any input aren't accepted ).
> > Please give me an advice !!
> I've gotten so many e-mails about this that I finally placed
> instructions on how to get Debian working on Dell PowerEdge 6300
> servers at the following web site:
> I also noticed that you appended a "mem=1000M" to your boot line. The
> stock Linux kernel cannot use more than 960MB of memory. If you are
> using a stock 2.0.x kernel you must not specify more than 960MB of
> memory to use. If you do, your system will probably crash during boot
> time. If you are using a 2.2.x kernel then you won't need to set the
> amount of memory you have since the 2.2.x kernels appear to handle
> large amounts of memory more gracefully. In order to get Linux to
> support more than 960MB of memory, the sources must be patched to do
> so. Unfortunately, I don't what the patch is. It has been done,
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# Shinako Matsuyama