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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 <paul.richards@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>  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
>  2.6.24.
>  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.

Paul Richards

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