[Lubuntu-qa] Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flavours will work with Pentium M and Celeron M
nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 23:18:13 UTC 2014
Yes I want to be involved :-)
By the way, is your old ubuntu mail address working again? The email
that I am replying to seems to be sent from it.
2014-03-06 23:52, Phill Whiteside skrev:
> indeed... from how I read it, the Celeron 'M's that can support pae but
> do not advertise it will be automatically supported. I understand that
> there are two early 'M' chips that cannot support pae at all.
> In the meantime, the work on the non-pae community respin of lubuntu
> 14.04 alternate continues.... Both my self and bodhi are committed to
> get this sorted so it is not only released on time, but has
> documentation to ensure people can help keep it up dated for the 5
> years.... with the passing of fake-pae I hope you may want to get
> involved. I've allocated a dedicated build machine solely for the
> non-pae 14.04 lts.
> On 6 March 2014 22:46, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com
> <mailto:nio.wiklund at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I think the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS flavours will work with Pentium M and
> Celeron M CPUs :-)
> I wrote this comment in the bug report at Launchpad about the bug for
> Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs with PAE capability but without PAE flag.
> Best regards
> Now it is time for me to say thank you :-)
> First of all, *I want to thank everybody contributing* to solving this
> bug, or complex of bugs, concerning Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs and new
> Ubuntu based kernels.
> Then I want to mention roland aus köln (devzero-c), who continued
> pushing this issue when we had given up (either completely or like me,
> resorting to work-arounds).
> And I want to thank Chris Bainbridge, who was able to do the actual
> bug-fixes that made the ship turn around. I don't know if you are a
> developer or a very skilled user, but you made a great difference.
> Finally I want to thank you Chris for sharing the link to instructions,
> that actually got me over the threshold to build a custom syslinux
> bootable system. I'm working right now on a debian system, that should
> be able to install from a CD/DVD or USB drive to very different systems
> (including very old and limited systems) by flashing compressed image
> files (img.xz files) or iso files and growing the file system when there
> is extra space available.
> I show the link again for everybody else, who might be interested. It
> works for me with a couple of minor tweaks, the main one that I needed
> to import a gpg key separately.
> Best regards
> sudodus alias Nio
> ----- Comment #279 -----
> Chris Bainbridge (chris-bainbridge) wrote on 2014-03-03: #279
> lkml: "grub is jumping to the 32-bit entry point and skipping the entire
> real mode setup code. Bad grub."
> You don't need to build a syslinux bootable iso. You can boot the kernel
> from Grub in 16-bit mode by using the linux16 command
> http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/html_node/linux16.html and
> According to the discussion on LKML, linux16 is now the default on
> Fedora, and should be used by other distributions.
> (If you still want to build a custom syslinux bootable system, just for
> fun, see the instructions at
> http://willhaley.com/blog/create-a-custom-debian-live-environment/ -
> it's about 25 lines of code in total, and not difficult to follow)
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