pentium 100 woes.
shauno at goanna.net.au
Fri Dec 28 08:08:57 EST 2001
ok, on the reboots that linux doesn't come up, what happens is a few
it's never the same.
I either get a out of memory error, a crc error, total lockup or I might
be lucky and get a reboot.
we found an option in the bios but I don't know if this may have any
baring on it,
there's an option that says pci ide mapped to isa.
and we cannot change it.
the motherboard is a gigabyte and the chipset is intel.
is the bios on that board flashable and if so would it possibly help my
On Thu, 27 Dec
Gregory Nowak wrote:
> On the reboots that Linux doesn't come up, what happens?
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 08:54:49PM +1100, Shaun Oliver wrote:
> > hi guys,
> > I just recently aquired a pentium 100 to turn into a linux box.
> > my problem is however,
> > I cannot get the machinte to boot first time every time.
> > would anyone have any idea as to why this is?
> > just to give a quick background,
> > I have a 2Gb hard drive as my primary drive which has my root filesystem
> > mounted on it as well as a 165Mb swap partition.
> > my /usr/local and /home directories are mounted on my second drive which
> > is a 4Gb broken up into 3 partitions.
> > and the 3rd partition on that drive is a fat32 partition.
> > my question is, would I need to add a line to my lilo.conf to tell my
> > machine to use lba support or is the problem more serious than that?
> > I have found that after much swearing and at the very least 10 reboots, I
> > get linux to come up.
> > thanks in advance for any help
> > --
> > Shaun Oliver
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