RE: Booting Red Hat Linux 4 boot.img on AJP 6200 MMX LapTop ? [Anybody]

Pilgrim, Peter (
Thu, 19 Jun 1997 15:51:30 +0100

>Your machine is dying probing things after the initial PCI scan - the
>1039:4107 is a PCI device Linux doesnt recognize and will thus ignore.
>Your machine is I suspect dying because the interrupt handling or memory
>are non standard. Probably the latter - this could be due to non standard
>timer chips or other components.
Actual the duff chip is this chip has been found, and I hand copied
the number wrong, it is not a 4107 but 5107.


>There is a tiny chance it is the PCI scan - perhaps a bug in the PCI bios.
>Get a kernel image with no PCI from someone and try that. That'll still boot
>a fairly functional system. If it works then there are patches to fix some
>compaq PCI bugs on - pray yours are the same.

Well it is certainly looking like I should be looking at an alternative
os, maybe the
freeware SCO, or FreeBSD for the time being ....

Thanks anyway


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