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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6 no boot report
    On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 04:32:31PM +0000, Hubert Tonneau wrote:
    > I've successfully run Linux kernel 2.6 on several boxes, with the exception
    > of the Dell PowerEdge 2600:
    > The box is:
    > . dual Xeon
    > . Fusion SCSI controler
    > . root partition is software RAID 1
    > . Intel pro 1000 ethernet
    > It fails with all 2.6 kernel I tried, including the fresh 2.6.4
    > No error message at all, the machine just freezes after displaying network
    > protocols and before displaying VFS root mounting message.
    > CONFIG_2GB: y
    > CONFIG_APM: y

    Might it be failing initializing APM? You might try disabling APM, or
    pass 'apm=off' on the kernel command line and see if that helps. This
    is a server, and APM isn't specifically tested. We've seen this
    problem on other platforms recently.


    Matt Domsch
    Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
    Dell Linux Solutions &
    Linux on Dell mailing lists @
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