Bug 5733 - Generic kernel doesn't work on Alpha Jensen
Generic kernel doesn't work on Alpha Jensen
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-10-08 13:19 EDT by mchampig
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 17:16:20 EDT
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Description mchampig 1999-10-08 13:19:53 EDT
The generic kernel and boot kernel as shipped with RH6.0
does not work on the Jensen. It hangs when getting to
kswapd during the boot process.

This prevents running Red Hat Linux on a Jensen. Rebuilding
a kernel produces a working kernel though, so it's something
in the way you've built the generic kernel. By the way,
the generic kernel works fine on Multia, XLT-300, AXPpci33,
and AlphaStation. I want my Jensen working too!!!
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-04 17:27:59 EST
Assigned to dledford
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-05 18:45:59 EST
Does the 6.1 generic kernel boot on a jensen, or does it
die too?
Comment 3 Phil Copeland 2001-06-04 11:15:52 EDT
Due to inactivity I'm assuming this is a dead record and closing

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