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Old 11-25-2007, 05:46 PM
David Relson
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

This morning I decided that it's finally time up update Gentoo to match
the new mobo & CPU installed several months ago.

First 2 attempts to boot from the LiveCD complained of an X
configuration error. This didn't seem quite right as the video is
simply the ASUS M2A-VM HDMI's on mobo video. However I did want a
command line and got it, so things were more or less OK.

The "less OK" part is that I wanted to use the following partition map:
/dev/hda1 31 MB /boot
/dev/hda6 9.7 GB /
/dev/hda8 153 GB /home
What I got was (if memory serves)
/dev/sda1 /mnt/LiveCD
/dev/hda6 /mnt/cdrom
as /mnt/cdrom was Read-Only, this precluded installing there. So, I
rebooted several more times with the following result:

NMI Watchdog detected LOCKUP on CPU 0
CPU 0
Modules linked in: siimage r8169 snd_hda_intel ...
... swapper Not tainted 2.6.19-gentoo-r5 #1
...
Code: 7e f9 eb f2 c3 fa f0 ff 0f 79 09 f3 90 83 3f 00 7e f9 eb f2
<0> Kernel panic - not syncing:L Aiee, killing interrupt handler

I've gotten this same NMI error the last 4 times I've booted -- even
using a second copy of the 2007.0 LiveCD that I happened to have.

Any suggestions of what to do?

Thanks.

David

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Old 11-25-2007, 06:51 PM
Neil Walker
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

David Relson wrote:

I've gotten this same NMI error the last 4 times I've booted -- even
using a second copy of the 2007.0 LiveCD that I happened to have



Given that you have stated that you want a command line, dump the
LiveCD. Use the Minimal Install CD or, better still, SystemRescueCD -
which includes many tools which can make life easier during installation
or maintenance.



Be lucky,

Neil


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Old 11-25-2007, 07:27 PM
David Relson
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:51:09 +0000
Neil Walker wrote:

> David Relson wrote:
> > I've gotten this same NMI error the last 4 times I've booted -- even
> > using a second copy of the 2007.0 LiveCD that I happened to have
> >
>
> Given that you have stated that you want a command line, dump the
> LiveCD. Use the Minimal Install CD or, better still, SystemRescueCD -
> which includes many tools which can make life easier during
> installation or maintenance.
>
>
> Be lucky,
>
> Neil

Good suggestion! As mentioned my goal is upgrading Gentoo as I've
replaced my Athlon XP mobo with an AMD64 x2 mobo. Is the
SystemRescueCD usable for this?

Thanks.

David
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:52 AM
Florian Philipp
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 15:27 -0500, David Relson wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 19:51:09 +0000
> Neil Walker wrote:
>
> > David Relson wrote:
> > > I've gotten this same NMI error the last 4 times I've booted -- even
> > > using a second copy of the 2007.0 LiveCD that I happened to have
> > >
> >
> > Given that you have stated that you want a command line, dump the
> > LiveCD. Use the Minimal Install CD or, better still, SystemRescueCD -
> > which includes many tools which can make life easier during
> > installation or maintenance.
> >
> >
> > Be lucky,
> >
> > Neil
>
> Good suggestion! As mentioned my goal is upgrading Gentoo as I've
> replaced my Athlon XP mobo with an AMD64 x2 mobo. Is the
> SystemRescueCD usable for this?
>
> Thanks.
>
> David

Every Live-CD/DVD with a 64bit-Kernel, chroot and bzip2 is suitable for
a Gentoo installation.
 
Old 11-26-2007, 06:07 PM
Dan Farrell
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 13:46:29 -0500
David Relson <relson@osagesoftware.com> wrote:

> This morning I decided that it's finally time up update Gentoo to
> match the new mobo & CPU installed several months ago.

so, is gentoo already installed on the system? If so, you certainly
don't need to restart** to do this.

** you'll need to restart with a new kernel to support new h/w features.
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Old 11-26-2007, 06:08 PM
Dan Farrell
 
Default AMD64 LiveCD 2007.0 problem

On Sun, 25 Nov 2007 15:27:21 -0500
David Relson <relson@osagesoftware.com> wrote:

> Good suggestion! As mentioned my goal is upgrading Gentoo as I've
> replaced my Athlon XP mobo with an AMD64 x2 mobo. Is the
> SystemRescueCD usable for this?

portage is usable for this.
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