5.1 on an A31p
jesse at wingnet.net
Thu Jul 31 14:54:32 PDT 2003
Ben Laurie wrote:
> So, after a long pause, I'm trying to get 5.x working on my IBM A31p.
> I've made a boot CD from the 5.1 ISO images, vintage a week or so ago.
> When I boot (in any mode, ACPI on or off, or Safe), it dies immediately
> after discovering firewire:
> firewire0: <IEEE1394(FireWire) bus> on fwohci0
> Fatal trap 12: page fault while in kernel mode
> fault virtual address = 0x2c
> fault code = supervisor read, page not present
> instruction pointer = 0x8:0xc02e5a50
> stack pointer = 0x10:0xc0ae39b0
> frame pointer = 0x10:0xc0ae39b4
> code segment = base 0x0, limit 0xfffff, type 0x1b
> = DPL 0, pres 1, def32 1, gran 1
> processor eflags = interrupt enabled, resume, IOPL = 0
> current process = 0 (swapper)
> trap number = 12
> panic: page fault
> Now what?
I had the same problem on an IBM A30p with 5.1. Do this
at the boot loader prompt:
That should take care of it. You'll need to place the part after
'set' in your /boot/device.hints file after you complete the install,
otherwise your kernel will continue to fail at boot.
Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator
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