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Re: problems with machines crashing

On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 06:55:37PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> A few weeks ago I installed Debian from the 0.9.0 ISO images on
> www.parisc-linux.org, on a B132L+. It worked ok, bit unstable
> but generally ok. Recently I ran apt-get to upgrade it to
> all the latest stuff, and now it seems to panic on bootup
> just after it gets to the login prompt.

This is because the kernel is too old.  I fixed a glibc bug and
this exposed a kernel bug.  Bdale hasn't quite got around to doing
kernel packages yet, so I recommend you follow the instructios on
parisc-linux.org to get a new CVS kernel and try that.

> I couldn't work out how to get to the IPL prompt on the
> 715/80, so I couldn't get single user mode (or emergency
> mode).

Try `bo pri isl' (or similar).

Revolutions do not require corporate support.

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