On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, Dave Jones wrote:
On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 11:22:33AM -0600, Satish Balay wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Dave Jones wrote:
> > Two new ones this time. 2.6.9-1.9_FC2 and 2.6.9-1.715_FC3
> > As usual, they're 99% the same (dependancy/specfile diffs only).
> Regarding kernel-hugemem - your eariler post says:
> "If you have a lot of memory (16GB or more), or have a workload that
> benefits from being able to have more address space, you can use the
> -hugemem kernel to run with 4g/4g again."
> Does this mean - it won't work on machines less than 16GB?
It should work just fine. Remember, this was the default configuration
until recently, so if earlier kernels worked, this should too.
> I tired it on my thinkpad - with 1GB (assuming it should be simlar to
> the current kernel-2.6.9-1.681_FC3 with 4g/4g) - but it wouldn't boot.
> It was stuck at:
That's very odd, and not something I have an explanation for.
Did you have 'quiet' on the boot command line ? Removing it
may print something more useful.
Its stuck at the same place after removing 'rhgb quiet' options.