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Re: 2.6.4 to 2.6.5 problems w/ a sarge machine



On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 20:41, Richard Weil wrote:
> A 2.6.4 versus 2.6.5 oddity in Sarge ...
> 
> I have a hosted machine that is running Sarge with a
> self-compiled 2.6.4 kernel. The kernel matches the
> hardware very well, the kernel was made using kpkg,
> and update-grub is linked into the process of
> installing or uninstalling a kernel.
> 
> The source for 2.6.5 came into Sarge a day or two ago.
> I complied it using the exact same configuration as
> 2.6.4. I checked all the new additions to the kernel
> and there was nothing important. The machine panics
> when I try to boot into the new kernel. I don't have
> full details because I don't have access to the
> machine, but I was told the machine had hung with an
> "attempting to kill init!" message.
> 
> I was subsequently able to reboot into 2.6.4 again no
> problem.
> 
> What could have happened?
> 
> There was a package (perhaps one of the sensor
> packages) that updated 2-3 days ago which said it
> would only work with kernel 2.6.5 and above. Does
> anyone remember what that package was? Could it be the
> problem.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Richard

I dont know why you have problems but i would suggest using sources from
kernel.org. They work fine with me. I have also run into problems with
deb.sources, but not with sources from kernel.org.
Kenneth.

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