BTX halt on laptop
wtallis at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 01:29:12 GMT 2005
On 11/14/05, Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque.com> wrote:
> On 11/14/05 23:56 Billy Tallis said the following:
> > The real problem is that BTX never gets around to loading any kernel.
> what are the errors you're getting at the btx boot: prompt ?
There are no errors at the boot: prompt. It is when I hit enter to
actually boot that I get a register dump followed by the message "BTX
halted" and the screeen blanks. From here, I have to press the reset
button. I never see the copyright messages from the kernel.
It seems that DMA can cause this problem, so I did what I could to
turn it off in the bios, to no avail.
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