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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.

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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