Dave Strout wrote:
> Does anybody have any idea why the kernel that's on the RH7.1
> ISO image locks up on an SGI 1450? The regular RH 7.1 CD works
> just fine, but the XFS iso locks while probing for hda.
> My config is:
> SGI 1450, 1GB ram, 5x32GB SCSI HD on DAC960 raid controller,
> 2xPIII xeon @700MHz
> One other sympton I noticed is that if I use 'expert' or 'linux
> dd', I get into the text-mode anaconda, but it's _really_
> slow. /sbin/loader takes several minutes to get me to the "do
> you have a driver disk" prompt, then locks up.
> Floppies made from the iso produce the same results.....
> Any ideas welcome.....
The only thing that changed with on 1.0 release CD was the
BOOT kernel has APIC enabled due to a bug in the 1200's.
The BOOT image on the Release-1.0-test3 did not have APIC enabled
you could try that one to see if it make a difference.
This would be a real pain if we fix one machine and break the other...
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> and am therefore excused from saving universes."