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Re: Custom Kernel Won't Boot

On 9/14/05, Nelson Castillo <nelsoneci@gmail.com> wrote:

> How to find out svga, dma chipset

"lspci -v" and/or  "lspci -vv"

I couldn't make out anything from the output for svga or dma. It will be nice if you can be more explicit.

>> and all the cpu flags it uses
>How to know?

cat /proc/cpuinfo

 mine is
lvgdell600m:~# cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 9
model name      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1400MHz
stepping        : 5
cpu MHz         : 1398.972
cache size      : 1024 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 tm pbe tm2 est
bogomips        : 2777.08
what are significance of various lines and how it helps in compiling a kernel

>Should I use any patch to the source installed
>so that 2.6.8 becomes 2.6.8-2-386?

No. It depends on your architecture.
>From what I can tell, you could try to get
started using the debian example
named /boot/config... (complete). Or grab the
.config of a newer kernel (taken from the debian

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