[plug] new kernels don't like scsi controller

Gavin Chester gavin.chester at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 12:04:05 WST 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 11:19 +0800, Ian Kent wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 15:52 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:


>  Opensuse10.3 was the most
> > informative, showing that it was failing jsut after hardware detection
> > and hald had started. The message on the console was "starting syslogd
> > (logging to /dev/tty4) ..." and there it sat forever. Common with all
> > distros at this point was that the keyboard had failed, too (though
> > active up to this point).
> But what messages are being logged at this point, not the console output
> but the kernel log messages.

With blank drives and no os installed, how can you access kernel log
messages when the system freezes part way through hardware configuration
when trying to install an os?


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