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Re: [SLE] suse 8.1 wont boot after installation
  • From: Philipp Thomas <pth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 01:38:46 +0100
  • Message-id: <76djsuku1cdq4mc1lkfg0hmp94dpphknfj@xxxxxxx>
Svend Erik H. Jørgensen <SEJ@xxxxxxxxx> [6 Nov 2002 12:40]:

>after booting, grub says that the kernel (k-athlon i belive) i too big
>to fit in memory. i have disabled all bios caching in the bios.

Most probably a known bug of grub in that it won't detect the amount of
memory correctly. AFAIK, a colleague of mine is working on a bugfix but
I have no idea as to when it will appear. In the meantime I'd suggest
switching to LILO. Again AFAIK, there's an SDB article on how to do so.


Philipp Thomas work: pthomas@xxxxxxx
Development SuSE Linux AG private: pth@xxxxxxxxx

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