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    SubjectRe: Can't boot a 2.6 kernel..
    I'll summarize again for everyone

    getting a prebuilt kernel from (2.6.1-1.141smp) and installing it - will not boot.

    picking athlon in 2.6.1, and 2.6.2rc2 - will not boot.

    picking i386 in 2.6.1 and 2.6.2rc2, and making it brain dead - will not boot.

    doing "make allmodconfig" - setting to athlon - will not boot.
    doing "make allyesconfig" - setting to athlon - will not boot.


    Gene Heskett wrote:
    > On Thursday 29 January 2004 15:53, Thomas Davis wrote:
    >>Not it.
    >># Processor type and features
    >># CONFIG_X86_VOYAGER is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_NUMAQ is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_SUMMIT is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_BIGSMP is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_VISWS is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_GENERICARCH is not set
    >># CONFIG_X86_ES7000 is not set
    >>CONFIG_M386=y <-- pretty old hardware???
    >># CONFIG_M486 is not set
    >># CONFIG_M586 is not set
    >># CONFIG_M586TSC is not set
    >># CONFIG_M586MMX is not set
    >># CONFIG_M686 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MPENTIUMII is not set
    >># CONFIG_MPENTIUMIII is not set
    >># CONFIG_MPENTIUM4 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MK6 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MK7 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MK8 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MELAN is not set
    >># CONFIG_MCRUSOE is not set
    >># CONFIG_MWINCHIPC6 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MWINCHIP2 is not set
    >># CONFIG_MWINCHIP3D is not set
    >># CONFIG_MCYRIXIII is not set
    >># CONFIG_MVIAC3_2 is not set
    >>CONFIG_X86_GENERIC=y <---
    > I'm running on an old athlon, (MK7 above) and I do not have the above
    > option set.
    > I'm also working "stably" on 2.6.2-rc2-mm1.
    >># CONFIG_HPET_EMULATE_RTC is not set
    >># CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G is not set
    >># CONFIG_HIGHMEM64G is not set
    >>Burton Windle wrote:
    >>>What about CPU selection? Compiling for a P4 when you have a P2
    >>>will cause the same symptom.
    >>>Burton Windle
    >>>On Thu, 29 Jan 2004, Thomas Davis wrote:
    >>>>Erik Mouw wrote:
    >>>>>On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 11:18:09AM -0800, Thomas Davis wrote:
    >>>>>>Ok, I'm trying to get a 2.6 kernel to boot on my desktop here at
    >>>>>>I have tried 3 different kernels - 2.6.1, 2.6.2rc1, and arjanv's
    >>>>>>2.6.1 kernel.
    >>>>>>After the grub prompt, I get the grub kernel description, and
    >>>>>>Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch.
    >>>>>>2.4 kernels boot and works fine; I've attached the dmesg output
    >>>>>>of one of it's boots.
    >>>>>>Any ideas on what to try?
    >>>>>I hope you read the post-halloween document, especially the part
    >>>>>about "Known gotchas"? See
    >>>>Not it.
    >>>>[root@lanshark linux-2.6.1]# egrep
    >>>>.config CONFIG_INPUT=y
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