Subject: Re: interesting problem?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/09/2005 18:02:46
Matthias Scheler said:

>1.) Try "/rescue/sh" as the shell. Your shared libraries might be corrupt
>2.) Boot from an installation floppy and check the filesystems with "fsck".

It turned out that the GENERIC kernel that I was booting was too old for
the userland. The other kernels were all compiled for 686, which, of course,
wouldn't boot on a P200.

I booted from floppy and did an upgrade to 3.0 BETA. Seems to have worked

64 megs memory
3Com 3C900 
IBM Deskstar 20 gig
Hercules monochrome graphics clone card
Rick Kelly
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