Subject: Re: [suse-axp] Re: Weird lockups (second try)
From: Bernd Kaindl (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 31 2000 - 12:08:14 PST
On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Juergen Bierlein wrote:
> Ok, i am lost now...
> i tried to install SuSE 6.3 and it locks up randomly during the
> installation on my PC164 box.
> If i do an minimal installation it goes through the package installation
> and through timezone/network configuration. After that it says that it
> will start the installation now. But after pressing "Ok" i have a black
> screen in front of me with a blinking cursor in the upper left corner.
> The system is totally frozen (no CTRL-ALT-DELETE and no SYSRQ).
> If i tell MILO to manually boot the installed system, the following
> - Linux boots up :)
> - I get a login prompt :)
> - i log in
> - then yast will get started
> after that the system is completely frozen again.
> If i do a "developer profile" installation the system gets frozen during
> package installation at random position.
> I will try again this evening.
That reminds me to some generic modules bug someone (i think Andrea) found
meanwhile, but i know noting more that modules may be somewhat broken on axp.
Were any modules loaded in your installs, if yes, try without if possible.
> Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> > On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Juergen Bierlein wrote:
> > >I will try to install SuSE 6.3 soon and see if there were some changes
> > >in X and KDE.
> > Great.
> > KDE is probably triggereing a bug in X, (otherwise it means KDE is doing
> > something of very weird and stupid and I assume that's not the case). KDE
> > shouldn't the the real source of the problem. I'll look forward to hear
> > what happens with the latest X (and KDE) binaries. Thanks.
> > Andrea
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