lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Apr]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: How to debug boot sequence?
Hi,

> I have a problem with a diskless, remote booted machine whose
> BIOS supports BOOTP.
> With nearly all Kernels, booting gets to the 'Loading Linux........'
> stage and then instantly rebooting the System (looping forever).
> Exceptions are 2.0.31 and 2.1.93 (the only tested 2.1.x kernel) which
> get to 'Uncompressing Linux...' and halting with
> 'Invalid compressed format (err=1)'
> How can I debug this things further? I looked at lib/inflate.c, where
> this message comes from, but no clue what happens. Even
> arch/i386/boot/compress/misc.c doesn't tell me much.

It seems the kernel image gets corrupted. Try booting the same image
from a floppy.

Have a nice fortnight
--
Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"Always remember that you are absolutely unique ... just like everyone else."

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:42    [W:0.038 / U:16.496 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site