Yet another FC install: kernel panic after boot from DVD
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sun Mar 11 20:19:02 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-03-11 at 16:46 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> This is the third machine I'm installing FC6 on this month :) The
> first two went smoothly, but this one (P4 1.5 gHz, 256 MB RDRAM) is
> giving me kernel panic after booting from the install disk. I've
> snapped two pics of the screen here:
> Note: the pics are 1.8 MB each! I'm in no position to make them
> smaller at the moment- technical BS.
> The machine has got a CD ROM drive and I salvaged the DVD drive from
> another known-good machine. I have three disks here: SLAX CD, Kubuntu
> CD, and FC6 DVD. All three disks give kernel panic when booted from
> the DVD drive. From the CD drive, FC6 and Kubuntu panic, but SLAX
> lights right up and runs fine. Note that onle one drive is attached at
> a time: I've only got a one-headed IDE cable at the moment.
> Memtest86+ runs all night on the machine and turns up fine. The post
> test beeps like it should, no morse code. What could I check?
> Dotan Cohen
I assume there is no panic when you boot these disks on another machine.
Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>
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