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    SubjectRE: 2.4.0-test5 hang
    Thank you.
    I have a Pentium 166 (not PII) processor.
    I compiled the kernel as bzImage. Any advice?

    -----Original Message-----
    From: []
    Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2000 11:20 AM
    To: Sunny Zhou
    Subject: Re: 2.4.0-test5 hang

    On Sat, Aug 05, 2000 at 05:49:12PM -0500, Sunny Zhou wrote:
    > I had installed slackware 7.0 (kernel 2.2.13) on my machine.
    > I am trying to upgrade kernel to the latest 2.4.0-test5.
    > I compiled the kernel on the machine. When I boot, it hangs
    > right after uncompressing the kernel. Anybody know why?
    > Thanks for the help.
    > Here is what screen show when booting:
    > ...
    > boot:
    > Loading 2.4...................
    > Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.
    > <system hangs here without any prompt>

    I had this happen to me on my AMD-K6/2 when I had the processor type set
    incorrectly. Additionally, is this a zImage or a bzImage?

    Steven Walter

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