Booting stops with 2.6.5-Kernel

Dave Jones davej at
Wed Apr 28 13:04:02 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 23:51, Thomas Bitschnau wrote:
> Hi!
> I installed a 2.6.5-Kernel via rpm. The entry in the grub.conf file was
> done by the system.
> If I try to start the system with the newly installed kernel, it just
> stops booting after the "Freeing unused kernel memory: 148k
> freed"-message.
> There are no errors like kernel-panic or something.
> What shall I do now?

If you run the 2.6 kernels on older glibc's (as provided in FC1 for eg)
then its going to blow up unless you boot with vdso=0


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