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Re: [suse-ppc] Unable to install - kernel freezes.
  • From: Olaf Hering <olh@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 11:19:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <20020124111910.D2558@xxxxxxx>
On Thu, Jan 24, Herouth Maoz wrote:

> At 22:02 +0100 on 22/1/2002, Olaf Hering wrote:
>
>
> > Can you try the 2.4.2 kernel?
> >
> > ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/ppc/kernel/2.4.2/vmlinux-2.4.2-11.gz
> > ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/ppc/kernel/2.4.2/ramdisk.image.deflt.gz
> >
> > I think that worked fine and the hangs appeared in 2.4.5 or later.
>
> Yes, it boots fine.

Ok.

> >
> > In linuxrc, there a menu entry 'sysinfo - kernel messages', does it show
> > any scsi errors or something strange?
>
> Well, I can get into linuxrc only in 2.4.2, not in the later kernels.
> And in 2.4.2, there is nothing strange about the SCSI part.
>
> So, do you suggest that I install and run 7.3 with the 2.4.2 kernel,
> or wait until 2.4.16 is fixed?

Yes, I will see how to fix the hangs on my old macs here. You can try a
newer kernel once that bug is fixed.



Gruss Olaf

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