[plug] new kernels don't like scsi controller
billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Apr 2 12:19:03 WST 2008
Install CD's often (usually?) run a log to aid fault finding, both to
the normal /var/log/messages on the ramdisk and on the console
Also, have you tried the usual noapic, no dma etc options on the install
- often helps for situations like this.
On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 12:04 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:
> 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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