Re: 1.3.20 Kernel Prob- HELP!

D. Chiodo (
Thu, 22 Aug 1996 16:59:36 -0400 (EDT)

Use the bootkernel disk, and the install rootdisk.

mount your filesystem

edit /etc/rc.d/rc.inet2, comment out the calls to rpc.mountd, rpc.nfsd,


sync again

umount the parititon and reboot..

On Thu, 22 Aug 1996 wrote:

> Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 12:18:13 -0400 (EDT)
> From:
> To:
> Subject: 1.3.20 Kernel Prob- HELP!
> Hello everyone,
> I just installed Linux Slackware, version 3.0, with the experimental
> kernel 1.3.20. On installation, everything worked GREAT. I then
> reconfigured the kernel to support my Sound Card, and that was fine too.
> However, in the kernel config, I also elected to support NFS, even though my
> box is stand-alone. Anyway, everything was working fine, UNTIL I downloaded
> some PPP connect software from my local ISP. I configured it, and it would
> establish connection to them, but telnet, ftp, etc. wouldn't work. So, I
> reconfigured netconfig, (using the netconfig script), THIS IS WHERE THE
> PROBLEM LIES. After running netconfig, and filling in the IP's, etc for my
> ISP, when I rebooted, my machine stopped at the part where the kernel is
> loading NFSd, and started scrolling 8 digit hex numbers. I tried rebooting
> - did the same thing. Then I tried booting from my bootkernel disk - same
> again. Next, I tried making a different (less complex) kernel disk from the
> pre-compiled kernels on ftp.blah. This caused VFS to panic the kernel, and
> I'm stuck. Please help!
> If I can just find a way NOT to load NFSd, I think I'll be OK. Any Help is
> GREATLY appreciated!
> Jason Witty