Stuck in a reboot loop
tcblack at wireless111.net
Thu Apr 22 15:20:34 PDT 2004
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, Tom Black wrote:
>>Finished LFS 5.0 this morning and did the reboot, now when grub comes up
>>I get my options just fine. If I pick my mandrake disk (hda) it loads
>>fine, as do the other choices, however LFS (the default, which is on
>>hdb) simply flashes a message and reboots the system. (ack!)
>>Heres the screen that flashes just before the reboot:
>>Booting 'LFS 5.0'
> My standard response for today is "maybe you compiled the kernel for
> the wrong processor" (e.g. whatever Marcelo has as the default config,
> instead of selecting the processor you've got). I'm not entirely sure
> about this response because usually you get to see an "uncompressing the
> kernel" message, but if it was a grub/configuration problem you would
> surely drop back to grub.
> das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
AAArrgh! That was such a stupid mistake. I recompiled for an AMD k6
instead of an i386: et voila! She works.
I also took the time to fix my network driver selection (there are two
DEC chipsets and I picked the wrong one of course) It's compiling now.
Ah, finished at last. Reboot... HOORAY. My LFS system is alive! (and
Now if I could just figure out how to make dircolors work...
Total Linux Newbie (But trying to cure it)
Linux From Scratch:.˜./V\//†\\/( )\^`˜´^
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