Re: kernel 2.4.* hangs just after uncompressing image

Doug McNaught (
15 Sep 2001 18:27:09 -0400

Johnny Mnemonic <> writes:

> Greetings,
> I'm currently running kernel 2.2.19 fine, and I'd need to upgrade to 2.4
> shortly, but after a careful configuration when i try to boot it hangs just
> after the message "Ok, booting kernel .."

Are you perhaps compiling for a higher version of the CPU? EG
compiling for P6 but booting on a P5?

> The cpu is a Pentium Celeron 166 with 32Mb of RAM.

Check your "CPU type" setting--I think it defaults to P6.


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