booting kernel..... then nada, zip, time to power cycle

Edward Hoohenkerk edwardh at uwnet.nl
Fri Oct 18 17:06:16 PDT 2002


Hi,
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:
www.mbsi.ca
I have an e-tech pci56rwm (winmodem) using a conexant hcf rh56 chipset and
it works fantastic in my suse 7.3 prof.
Edward
----- 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
some
> 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 ?
>
> TIA,
> Scott
>
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