[K12OSN] Install 4.0.1 kernel panic

Randall Swift swift at msad52.k12.me.us
Wed Oct 13 14:44:04 UTC 2004

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Thursday, October 7, 2004 at 6:08 PM +0000 wrote:
>First, I like to say that this is the best list I have ever been a part
>of. I have written once before and the answers solved it.
>I am now 3 months into using k12LTSP, and with pretty good sucess. I have
>3 servers running it, on about 30 workstations. I just downloaded k12LTSP
>4.0.1 last week (though I just noticed they had 4.1.1 out 10 minutes ago)
>and have used it on three machines (1 server and 2 stand-alones.) Today
>one of my may servers crashed (inconsistancies on the HD,) but it was not
>big deal, it was up for an upgrade anyway so (it was running 3.0.1) so i
>switched the machines to the other servers and proceeded to install 4.0.1.
>I put the CD in the tray, press enter... it loads the vmluniz and the init
>then about a half of a second later it gets a kernel panic. I am at a
>loss. I have unplugged the HD, tested every memory stick, turned off
>Hyper-threading, typed linux rescue... all with the same result. I am
>currently downloading 4.1.1 to see if it gives the same error but thought
>I would ask to see if anyone else has had this happen and what I can do.
>Xeon 2.4 w/hyperthreading
>2 GB mem
>120 GB HD
>1000 b/t NIC
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I had a similiar problem last year and believe it or not the problem was
that my cd-rom drive speed was to fast. I installed an older cd drive and 
had no issues.

Randy Swift
Network Administrator
Leavitt Area High School
Turner, Maine 04282
swift at msad52.k12.me.us

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