LFS 6.0-test-20041010 Boot problem
dude at dude.com
Thu Nov 25 14:08:13 PST 2004
"Jeremy Huntwork" <jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:41A63EE7.6020508 at linuxfromscratch.org...
> Julien Langlois wrote:
>>I built LFS 6.0 (20041010) in Microsoft VirtualPC and once it gets past
>>GRUB (the kernel decompresses), the system restarts. Not the VM, mind you,
>>the host Windows system. It seems pretty consistent, though I've tried
>>only twice and am not moved to try again. Does anyone know what could be
>>causing this? Is it possible that it's because I selected K7 for the
>>processor in the kernel but have an Athlon XP (Barton)?
>>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> I've never used any VM ware, however I have seen a similar thing happen
> when I was first learning to create bootable cds. In my case, I had
> selected a 686 processor in the kernel's config, but tried to run it on a
> 586-compatible pc. Grub would load, the kernel would decompress, and then
> promptly reboot the pc. So, it seems, as you said, that you have the
> wrong processor selected in the kernel. I'd suggest setting it to
> 686-compatible processor, and try it again.
> Jeremy Huntwork
OK, I will try that. The kernel config went to P4 by default, which I
thought rather stange because AXPs don't have SSE2/HT while P4s do. I'll try
that anyway and see if it works.
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