booting beta3 on A7N8X
missive at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 11 16:06:59 PDT 2004
I have one of those goofy asus A7N8X motherboards.
Recently I found out that I can make the system boot
4.10-stable by disabling firewire in the kernel. Otherwise
it freezes up while booting.
Today I burned a 5.3-beta3 cd and tried to boot that.
It looks like it freezes at about the same place that 4.10
stops, but it is hard to tell.
I tried the set console=comconsole trick in the
bootloader to try to save the boot messages from a
serial console, but when I type that in, the system
just immediately locks up.
So... a few questions:
Any other tricks I might try to get this to boot? (some
way to disable firewire from the bootloader, maybe?)
Is the set console=comconsole line supposed to work?
Can I create a 5.3 cd myself from my 4.10 system?
(one without firewire, for instance...)
Thanks for any hints...
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