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Re: problems with machines crashing

Hi Hamish,

On Sunday 26 August 2001 05:42, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> OK, I revived the machine and installed the new kernel. (Renamed
> the original vmlinux-2.4.0 and System.map-2.4.0 and put the new
> ones in their place, then re-ran palo. There's a /vmlinux
> symlink to /boot/vmlinux-2.4.0.)
> Now the system doesn't boot; gets to a message about jumping
> to the kernel entry point 0x00100000, then hangs.
> I just realised that the new kernel is 2.4.9-pa4, not 2.4.0,
> but the naming shouldn't matter(?).

The kernel 2.4.9-pa4 had a stupid PCI bug which crashed the kernel
on all non-PCI machines (e.g. 712/XX and 715/XX) and which I fixed 
in kernel 2.4.9-pa5.

Please update your kernel to the current CVS version, let the symlink 
/vmlinux point to this new kernel, re-run palo and try again.


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