New kernel fails miserably on natty
kogorman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 17:29:40 UTC 2011
On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Frank McCormick <beacon at videotron.ca>wrote:
> On 16/07/11 01:06 PM, compdoc wrote:
>> *>*126.96.36.199-generic-pae fails as soon as it's selected, by restarting
>> the machine at the BIOS
>> >power-on self-test, scanning for controllers and hard drives etc, with
>> no visible error message
>> >or indication of failure. The machine is a bit old (2001 BIOS), but
>> this reaction is a bit severe, I think.
>> >Anybody else?
>> I have 188.8.131.52-generic running on a couple of machines now with no
>> issues - but it's no PAE, as they are 64bit.
>> On my Debian Sid installation none of the PAE kernels will run. The
> Kernel developers seem to think it's a hardware problem...despite the fact
> earlier kernels ran (and still run) fine. My BIOS is from 2003.
> Hmmm. I only have 2 GB RAM on this particular machine, but choose PAE out
of habit. I cannot reboot mine at the moment, but I wonder if
184.108.40.206-generic (no PAE) would run?
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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