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I have a IBM Thinkpad 600 (266MHz PII, 64M, etc.) running both Redhat 5.2
and Windows 98. There's a problem where when the kernel first starts
loading (uncompressing?), it reboots itself immediately after printing out the
dots. Here's some notes:
o I originally tried booting from the NET.I boot disk from the Slackware
3.5.0 distribution with the same result, which is why I tried Redhat.
o After installation, I recompiled the redhat kernel (2.0.36). The ONLY
config change I made was to turn on APM (CONFIG_APM) and shutdown
power-off (CONFIG_APM_POWER_OFF). Everything else was left exactly
as is. I copied the new bzImage to /boot, added a test entry to
lilo.conf, and ran lilo. However, as soon as it prints out the dots,
the thinkpad reboots itself.
o The stock Redhat kernel (2.0.36) works boots fine.
Has anyone else seen a problem like this? Would some kind thinkpad 600
owner try booting off the Slackware 3.5.0 net.i image to see the same result?
I'd be happy to provide the image if necessary.
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