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Re: [LUG] Compiling a Kernel for troublesome hardware


On 02/07/10 19:33, Rhia Knowles wrote:
I dont know exactly, but anything newer then Jaunty/Mint 7 refuses to
run on it. Im thinking that a custom kernel gives me a better chance
of being able to run Lucid until the next LTS comes out.... Minimum.

What exactly do you mean?

Does it fail to boot?

Are you getting anything on the screen?

You may find that booting from an Ubuntu alternative CD (or maybe a Debian CD) might help. Not sure about Debian CDs, but on the Ubuntu alternative CD you can choose a safe mode and modify the boot command line to remove the quiet option which then will boot displaying any kernel messages so you have a better chance of working out what is going on.


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