Live CD Boot problem

Mark J Butsch mark at lampl-herbert.com
Sat Feb 10 13:54:58 PST 2007


> Mark J Butsch wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I am having a problem booting the LiveCD (version x86-6.2-2)  on my 
> > Dell Inspiron 2650.
> > 
> > It starts the boot process OK but hangs shortly thereafter.
> > 
> > The last (I think) successful line is "Loading Adaptec I2O RAID: 
> > Version 2.4 Build 5go"
> > 
> > It hangs on the next line "Detecting Adaptec I2O Raid Controllers."
>
 
Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> thank you for the report. Unfortunately, non-bootability of 
> the CD usually means that the stock LFS build will not work 
> for you either, with the same error. What you describe is a 
> kernel problem.
> 
> Could you please retry with LFS LiveCD 6.3-pre1, which 
> contains a newer kernel, and report the result?
> 
> --
> 

I finally got a chance to try the LFS LiveCD 6.3-pre1.

It now hangs (waited at least 10 minutes) at:

Loading iSCSI transport class v1.1-646.<5>iscsi: registered transport (tcp)

The last successful line appears to be:

Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20

Is this computer just not a candidate for LFS?

Thanks,
Mark




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