booting kernel..... then nada, zip, time to power cycle
edwardh at uwnet.nl
Fri Oct 18 17:06:16 PDT 2002
Just a question: what kind of winmodem do you have?
Is it a conexant chipset based modem?
If that's the case than there are drivers at:
I have an e-tech pci56rwm (winmodem) using a conexant hcf rh56 chipset and
it works fantastic in my suse 7.3 prof.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Thornley" <sthornley at mindspring.com>
To: <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, October 18, 2002 8:03 PM
Subject: booting kernel..... then nada, zip, time to power cycle
> I just finished following the 4.0 rc1 book, and other than a few instances
> of brain fade/typos/etc... it all went pretty well, up until boot time.
> When I restart, I get (approximately) :
> Loading linux..............
> uncompressing image Ok booting kernel
> Then a bit of drive activity, then absolutely nothing.
> So, I must have done something wrong when configuring the kernel. The
> closest thing that I could find by searching the archives was a reference
> to CPU optimization. My working SuSE 7.3 kernel uses "Pentium", while I
> chose Pentium III, to match what's actually in my laptop. I did enable
> power management, so that might be the problem.
> I tried to match the config used by the SuSE kernel as best I could by
> eyeball but I've been spending too much time playing with LFS, not enough
> sleeping, so who's to say how close I got.
> Is there a mechanical way of importing the .config file used by SuSE ?
> That might get me a bit closer than I am, as other than being currently
> unable to use the Winmodem, SuSE is working quite well for me.
> Also, this is a quite bit off topic, but apparently you have the option to
> load an image during boot. Does anyone know where that image is kept, and
> how to implement it's being loaded ?
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