Subject: Re: Unable to boot new compiled kernel (4.99.10)
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andreas Burghardt <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2007 06:46:22
On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 06:36:47AM +0100, Andreas Burghardt wrote:
> some minutes ago I made a fresh installation from an up to date
> 4.99.10-cd ... it was booting the new kernel :-)
> ... but the problem with openpty (no inodes left) still exsists!
On the CD - not in the new installed system!
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2007 at 04:36:36PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Feb 2007 20:36:48 +0100
> > Andreas Burghardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Hello!
> > >
> > > Since 4.99.10 I cannot boot any new compiled kernel. I'm using
> > > GENERIC_LAPTOP with an "Intel Pentium M (Dothan) (686-Class) 1729.11
> > > MHz, id 0x6d8" CPU. Everytime I'm trying to boot a new compiled
> > > kernel (it doesn't matter if I tune it for my cpu or not I get the
> > > failure "Inappropriate File Type Format ..." before booting it and
> > > have to use onetbsd. One time I got a page fault (sorry, I
> > > couldn't repeat this failure ...). The kernel I'm using now is from
> > > the 08.02 ...
> > >
> > Are you using compressed kernels with grub? I had to switch to
> > uncompressed kernels for similar reasons.
> > --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb