Re: kernel recompile - SOLVED
> try setting the cpu type to 386. rebooting before the kernel even
> starts doing anything usually means the wrong cpu type was selected.
> hmm, but if the kernel name has i386 in it, this might not be the
Thanks, that was indeed the problem. My processor is an AMD-K6, but the
default setting was the Intel Celeron Coppermine. Even though it
produces a kernel name including the phrase "i386", I guess that only
means as opposed to the "ia64" or "ppc" or whatever.