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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Install Problem on Laptop
Date: Thu Jan 18 06:00:02 2001
Gabriel Emerson wrote:

> Using the latest iso image (1.0rc3), the kernel boots, and then I get
> the following lines, after which there is no further activity and the
> cd-rom drive spins down:
>

Hmm, rc3 was optimized for i686 systems, and uses instructions that do
not run on an
K6.  The next prerelaese will be available for i486,i586 and i686
systems.

Bye Achim

>
> Remounting root fs read-write...
> Let's begin...
>
> Mounting /proc...
> Trying /dev/hdc...
> CD found...
> Associating loopback CD-ROM filesystem...
> Success!
> Success /dev/loop0!
> Root changed ...
>
> --end output
>
> The system in question is a Compaq Presario 1247, with a 400MHz AMD
> K6-2, and 96M of RAM, and
> 20G IDE.  Tried booting with and without my Linksys Etherfast 10/100
> PCMCIA card.
> Previous kernels in the 2.4test series have worked on this machine.
>
> --Gabriel
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