Re: Upgrading from linux-image-2.6.18-686 to linux-image-2.6.24-686 breaks on AMD Geode LX CPU
2008/4/8 Paul Richards <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I recently upgraded from etch to lenny and in the process my kernel
> was upgraded from linux-image-2.6.18-686 to linux-image-2.6.24-686.
> This new kernel crashes immediately after being uncompressed on boot,
> and I have been forced to use the "486" build of the kernel if I want
> This AMD Geode LX processor has always executed 686 kernels in the
> past. Have I previously just been lucky or is this a bug in 2.6.24?
A friend of mine pointed me towards this:
Turns out the AMD Geode LX is affected by the same problem, and there
is already a fix in the pipeline.