Boot problem

Mike Asher masher at
Sun Jan 25 19:57:11 PST 2004

Did you set your host type before doing the build?  I don't believe the K6
is fully i686 compatible.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jonathan-Marc Lapointe" <jmlap75 at>
To: <lfs-support at>
Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2004 10:44 PM
Subject: Boot problem

> I succefully completed the LFS book version 5 and all was fine. I had
> the idea to tar everything to install it on an other system, but when I
> try to boot this other system, it freezes in the middle of the process
> at this line: "Freeing unused kernel memory: 264k freed" and nothing
> more hapens, it just freezes.
> I don't have this problem on the system on wich I builded LFS.
> My main system is an Athlon on wich I used an installation of RedHat 9
> to build my LFS 5.0.
> The problematic system is a K6-2 system.
> What I did is put the SCSI hard drive of the K6-2 in the Athlon, used
> CFDISK to create the appropriate partitions, formated those partitions,
> transfered the tarbal with all of the files of the LFS system on that
> drive, untared it, modified the apropriate files to match the
> configuration of that system and rdeved the brand new kernel I compiled
> for the K6-2to set the root record to the right place, configured GRUB
> and tried to boot the K6-2 with this installation.
> It started and worked fine until that message: "Freeing unused kernel
> memory: 264k freed". Then it just stoped.
> Can anyone help me?
> If I forgot some important details just tell me and I will write them.
> Thanx.
> Jonathan
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