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SubjectRe: Anybody got 2.4.0 running on a 386 ?
Hi Miles,

Thanks very much for your suggestions!

On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Miles Lane wrote:

> Just out of curiosity, did you use a 2.2 series
> .config file and then run make oldconfig or did
> you build a new .config file from scratch?

No, I built it from scratch with make xconfig.

> I have periodically built kernels that crashed
> immediately at the point you mention. Usually this
> was due to me choose configuration options that
> were incompatible with my machine's hardware.

You mean they crashed at the exact same statement ?
That would be an interesting hint, can you confirm it ?

> Another time, the machine wouldn't boot because
> I needed a new version of LILO. I also have seen
> at least one machine where I needed to specify
> "linear" as one of the options in lilo.conf.
> If you aren't specifying "linear" now, give it
> a try.

I am not using LILO (yet). I tried booting with SYSLINUX
or by dumping the kernel binary to floppy and booting from
it. Both showed the same result.

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