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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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