Re: Kernel 2.5 boot failure [SOLVED]
She boots! Thanks to Bart Trojanowski for much help.
I'm posting this to the list in case someone else runs into the same
problem trying to build kernel 2.5 on Debian unstable. The symptom was
an apparently frozen screen after the message 'Uncompressing Linux...
Ok, booting the kernel.'
First, I needed to install module-init-tools. These are needed for the
new-style kernel modules in 2.5.
Then Bart suggested that it might be a problem with the console config
in the kernel I was building:
Bart Trojanowski wrote:
This nearly solved the problem. I just needed to jiggle to config a bit
You need to enable virtual terminal support
It may also be PTYs...
I think the extra magic incantation was another config option:
Hope this helps someone else.
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