RE: Ultra5 + Linux kernel 2.6.1 = hangs while booting
Cool, I didn't know about that option, I should have looked into SILO
What I get now, is that it loads things pretty normally through all the
normal hardware stuff, but right after it loads the root fs read-only and
devfs, I get this:
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
Mounted devfs on/dev
Warning: unable to open an initial console
It then reboots, I had to Stop+A to get that to copy it down. Is this a
My current kernel says this:
Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 1060x64
Fb0: ATY Mach64 frame buffer device on PCI
Pty: 265 Unix98 ptys configured
Thanks for the help, I hope this is enough info.
> boot: linux6
> Loaded kernel version 2.6.1
> Remapping the kernel... done.
> Booting Linux...
> Where it flashes the keyboard LEDs once, then appears to freeze
> I have tried many of the graphics modules, but is there one I need
> specifically? How will my Ultra5 config need to be different from the
> Ultra10? Should I go back to a 2.6 instead of 2.6.1?
Do "linux6 -p" at the SILO prompt so we can get more output.