Re: 2.5.70 / 2.5.71 - Problem at Uncompressing Linux... OK

From: Martin J. Bligh (
Date: Sun Jun 15 2003 - 14:45:15 EST

--fire-eyes <> wrote (on Sunday, June 15, 2003 15:08:11 -0400):

> I am just beginning to experiment with 2.5, my appologies if I have
> missed something. If there are other resources that could have answered
> this question, I eagerly await suggestions.
> With both 2.5.70 and 2.5.71, when the machine boots, it gets to
> "Uncompressing Linux... OK", and then it stops there. Disk activity is
> clearly still going on. After a short time, I can ping it, or other
> network activity. If I try to ssh into it, I am asked my password. After
> hitting enter, nothing happens. I can try this repeatedly to no avail.
> Am I missing something fundamental here?
> Thank you for your time.
> Please CC me, as I am not (yet?) subscribed to the list

Make sure CONFIG_INPUT and the VT console stuff are both "Y".
Else, try grabbing this:

read the top of the patch to see how to turn it on, and try again ...


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