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Bug 121127 - Boot fails on P120
Boot fails on P120
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-04-17 14:11 EDT by Mike
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-17 16:54:08 EDT
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Description Mike 2004-04-17 14:11:29 EDT
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Description of problem:
Boot fails after displaying initrd image load text.

Motherboard: Mostang P/I-P55TP4N
CPU: Intel Pentium 120
Chipset: Intel PCIset SB82437 (PIIX?)
Memory: 40MB (32+8)

FC2test2 was installed via removable HD on an Athlon machine.
Installation and booting is fine when the drive is in the Athlon machine.

Boot fails after GRUB boots and displays Kernel and Initrd versions.
No device probing, CPU identification, memory, bogomips, etc. or
module loading occurs.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot hard drive with FC2test2 installed.

Actual Results:  Boot fails after kernel version and initrd version

Expected Results:  Kernel should have continued to boot

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-04-17 16:54:08 EDT
That will have installed the 686 kernel, which includes cmov
instructions, which the p120 doesn't have iirc.

You'll very likely need to install the 586 kernel.

The same is also true for any other 686 rpm's that may have been

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