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RE: Dell 260 runs RH7, panics on RHEL 4



Hey, Have you tried other distros? Like SuSE, Slackware or Debian? Knoppix I
think is like Debian though.

What about removing one memory module at a time just to see if RAM is
failing?

Job Cacka

-----Original Message-----
From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of David Tonhofer,
m-plify S.A.
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 12:13 AM
To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
Subject: RE: Dell 260 runs RH7, panics on RHEL 4


Steve Gaarder <gaarder1 math cornell edu> wrote:

>> I have a Dell Optiplex 260, a P4 box with 1 GB of memory.  It's been
>> running Red Hat 7 for years.  When I try to boot the Red Hat Enterprise 4
>> install disk, the kernel panics.  WHen I move a hard drive containing a
>> RHEL4 installation to this machine and boot it, the kernel panics.
>> Knoppix will not boot either.  Memtest86 ran overnight without any
errors.
>> I'm flummoxed!  Any ideas?

<ksonmez tai com tr> answered:

>> Hello Steve,
>> I have a similar problem with HP xw9300
>>
>> When the prompt is displayed: boot: _
>> At the boot prompt, enter   linux acpi=off

Steve Gaarder <gaarder1 math cornell edu> replied:

> I tried that - no improvement; it still blows up.

Any further information given at boot time? What are the last messages
given?

-- David





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