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Re: Aprox 55 failed http and DVD installs of FC5 with kernel panics

On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 09:21, Dave Russell wrote:

> The pity of it for me is I'm willing to do as much debug and rebuilding 
> as it takes to get this working for the future, but I don't have the 
> coding skills to get it done on my own... and I understand that compared 
> to other issues that the developers have to deal with my issue is pretty 
> small fry.

Identifying the kernel update that introduced the problem in the
bugzilla report should help.

> I'm going to try a few more things (moving cards etc) but I'm reaching 
> the point where I really do need a working linux distro back on this 
> hardware...

If your processor is reasonably fast, vmware is a usable
option.  Let a rock-solid distribution drive the hardware
and then load one or more new/experimental distros to get
current apps without breaking anything.  Maybe someday
xen can be used that way.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com

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