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Re: [Fwd: How kernel sources are packaged?? (that's not a complain.. just to understand)]

On Sun, Sep 30, 2001 at 10:52:01AM +0200, Fabbione wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	Im forwarding this email here.. probably someone can answer me.
> The main problem is that the kernel-source-2.4.8/9 are not able to
> compile on sparc station2
> and also hacking them to compile they are not able to boot.
> Also the 2.4.10 downloaded from CVS always endup in:
> Boot linux...
> mem_init: calling free_all_bootmem()
> and the machine hangs.
> Does someone know how to make 2.4.x booting??????

Just use 2.2.x kernels on sparc32 for now. There's not much that a 2.4.x
kernel will buy you on an old system like that anyway.


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