Auto Reboot after loadling the kernel.

DJ Lucas dj_me at
Tue Oct 1 11:43:01 PDT 2002

"Adam Mercer" wrote:
> > I set up
> > the newest stable kernel 2.4.18. But after I reboot the computer using
> > the new 2.4.18 kernel, it auto reboot just after finished the Kernel
> > Loading, I can only saw some dots ............
> Sounds like a problem with either the kernel config or /etc/inittab,
> whats the last message you see before it reboots?

Most likely kernel config, Wrong processor architecture selected.
Go back and make sure your kernel is built for i586 arch (default is

> > It's bad, it's so bad.
> >
> > How should I do now ? Thank you all.

If the above IS set incorrecty, change the value and recompile the kernel
and update the bootloader.

cd /usr/src/linux &&
make clean &&
make menuconfig &&
make dep &&
make bzImage &&
make modules &&
make modules_install &&
cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/lfskernel &&
cp /boot/sbin/lilo &&


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