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On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Both machines here (a desktop, P3/600 on an intel SR440BX motherboard,
> > running Red Hat 6.9.5; kernel compiled with kgcc (egcs-1.1.2); a notebook,
> > Toshiba Satellite pro 4280 XDVD or some such, mobile P3/500, running Red
> > Hat 6.2) hang after "OK, now booting the kernel".
> Yep I've been chasing some other reports and duplicated them here. It blows up
> in checksetup - We inherited a 2.4 bug where having zero setup or init
> functions in the setup/init segment causes a jump to fishkill


How do you get zero setup functions? There are things that are quite
unconditional, like the "root=" one just before "checksetup()". Same goes
for initcalls.

(Or does 2.2.x copy the setup stuff without copying any of the regular
_users_ of those setup functions?).


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