On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Frank McCormick <email@example.com> wrote:
On 16/07/11 01:29 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
On Sat, Jul 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Frank McCormick <firstname.lastname@example.org
* *On 16/07/11 01:06 PM, compdoc wrote:
* * * **>*184.108.40.206-generic-pae fails as soon as it's selected, by
* * * *restarting
* * * *the machine at the BIOS
* * * * >power-on self-test, scanning for controllers and hard drives
* * * *etc, with
* * * *no visible error message
* * * * >or indication of failure. The machine is a bit old (2001
* * * *BIOS), but
* * * *this reaction is a bit severe, I think.
* * * * >
* * * * >Anybody else?
* * * *I have 220.127.116.11-generic running on a couple of machines now with no
* * * *issues - but it's no PAE, as they are 64bit.
* * *On my Debian Sid installation none of the PAE kernels will run.
* *The Kernel developers seem to think it's a hardware
* *problem...despite the fact earlier kernels ran (and still run) fine.
* *My BIOS is from 2003.
Hmmm. *I only have 2 GB RAM on this particular machine, but choose PAE
out of habit. *I cannot reboot mine at the moment, but I wonder if
18.104.22.168-generic (no PAE) *would run?
*Only one way to know
Yeah, I know, but as I said, the machine is busy right now.* I just wondered if anyone had gotten the
non-PAE one working on a system where PAE fails.* I can't try it myself for a few days because of the
nature of the current workload.
Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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