2.4.17 - hang after 'freeing unused kernel memory'

From: Stepan Hluchan (stepan@3amp.com)
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 06:30:39 EST

Hi all,

I have installed the RedHat 7.2 distro (I think it comes with
but that hangs too) on one machine A. and then transferred the HD to
another (machine B) where it should be used. On machine A (Celeron 800Mhz)
it all boots up fine with any kernel, on machine B (P75 @ 100Mhz, ancient
and mobo) it hangs after the message 'freeing up XX k unused kernel memory'.

I have compiled the 2.4.17, 2.4.0 kernels set to 'classic pentium', but both

What can be the cause for this? (keep in mind it works fine on the newer

Thanks in advance,


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