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"Jim Blomo wrote:"
> Hi, I am having a similar problem with my new board/chip. I am using
> 2.4.10-pre4, and when I compile with the Athlon/Thunderbird setting, the
> kernel does absolutely nothing after being uncompressed by LILO. The
> computer locks up and I must do a hard reboot to get going again. I have had
> no errors (for about 1.5 days) when using the same kernel compiled as 386
> and Pentium pro without any other changes. When I used make bzdisk and tried
> to boot from that, it repeated the following message over and over until I
> did a soft reset:
> 1007
> AX:020C
> BX:0000
> CX:0007
> DX:0000

This has nothing to do with Athlon optimization. This is probably a broken
floppy disk.

This seem to be from the bootsector code from arch/i386/bootsect.S, it is
exactly the same for all x86 processors and called before any other code.

Andrzej M. Krzysztofowicz
phone (48)(58) 347 14 61
Faculty of Applied Phys. & Math., Technical University of Gdansk

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