[techtalk] CPUID serial number - kernel panic
nils at wombat.dialup.fht-esslingen.de
Fri Aug 10 20:49:52 EST 2001
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On 04 Aug 2001 18:17:45 -0500, Jeff Dike wrote:
> va3uxb at home.com said:
> > I've just installed Red Hat 6.2 on a brand new computer, the
> > installation worked fine, everything worked really smoothly till I
> > tried to boot up for the first time. It correctly identifies the
> > type, then it says: CPUID disabling serial number... and that's
> > it dies.
> You might try upgrading to a newer kernel. RH6.2 has 2.4.2, and the
> 2.4 kernels were a bit dodgy.
Umm, 6.2 had 2.2.14 plus Red Hat patches, no 2.4 was in sight then.
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