New kernel fails miserably on natty
kogorman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 20:30:46 UTC 2011
On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Frank McCormick <beacon at videotron.ca>wrote:
> On 16/07/11 01:29 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Frank McCormick <beacon at videotron.ca
>> <mailto:beacon at videotron.ca>> wrote:
>> On 16/07/11 01:06 PM, compdoc wrote:
>> *>*184.108.40.206-generic-pae fails as soon as it's selected, by
>> 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 220.127.116.11-generic running on a couple of machines now with
>> 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
>> 18.104.22.168-generic (no PAE) would run?
> Only one way to know :)
> Yeah, I know, but as I said, the machine is busy right now. I just
wondered if anyone had gotten the
non-PAE one working on a system where PAE fails. I can't try it myself for
a few days because of the
nature of the current workload.
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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