Boot issue

Robert Horton trebor at
Wed Jul 7 13:36:57 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.

Well I tried this at lunch and it made no difference. My boot process 
is still hanging at the same location.

Any other suggestions?

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