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SubjectRe: Linux-2.1.124...
On Sun, 4 Oct 1998, Michael Nelson wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 04, 1998 at 12:39:01PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> -> .. is out there now, and includes:
> ...the inability to boot my system.
> It stops with "VFS: unable to mount root" and something about unknown mount
> options followed by a bunch of graphics characters. Reverting to 2.1.123
> with the same configuration works fine.
> Michael

Now that you mention it, the first time I booted it it *looked*
like it hung at about that point, but I was trying the Sun
12x16 (or whatever) font, and it was unreadable.

So, I *might* have had that problem, but after it hung, I booted
into text mode, it worked, then compiled a 8x8 Pearl font bzImage,
and now 124 works great:

UP, i386, DevFS

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