Boot issue

Robert Horton trebor at
Wed Jul 7 07:49:27 PDT 2004

On Wednesday, Jul 7, 2004, at 07:43 US/Pacific, Ken Moffat wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Jul 2004, Robert Horton wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I just finished the unstable CVS book. I made sure to FBBG. Upon
>> attempting to reboot into my new LFS with the 2.6.7 kernel I get this:
>> Uncompressing Linux....Ok, Booting the kernel
>> {a uname is done, all info is correct}
>> Bios provided physical RAM map:
>> {several lines of BIOS memory mappings}
>> 511MB LOWMEM available
>> On node 0 totalpages: 131056
>> 	DMA zone: 4096 pages, LIFO batch:1
>> 	Normal zone: 126960 pages, LIFO batch:16
>> 	HighMem zone: 0 pages, LIFO batch:1
>> and that is where it sits. I left it for several minutes on the of
>> chance that it was doing something time consuming but to no avail.
>  I haven't got a box currently running 2.6.7, but on 2.6.5 i686 I got
> some slightly different memory-type messages, followed by ACPI.  So, 
> I'm
> guessing this is yet another acpi-related bug.
>  A quick google suggested the boot arg to turn it off might be
> 'pci=noacpi'.  Of course, if you didn't enable acpi in your config then
> it can't be the problem.
hmm...I do have acpi enabled. I shall try the 'pci=noacpi' arg when I 
get home this evening. Thanks for the suggestion Ken.

Anyone else have any other possibilities?

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