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Old 05-21-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
taro@grey
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Question Kernel Panic


Hi guys,

Im trying to run Redhat linux9 on my pc.I have installed the Linux 9 successfully several times but when ever i try to boot it get stop on a black screen with a message saying <o>Kernel panic:attempted to kill int!.I just started with Linux and have installed several times.always it get install successfully.

Here i have type a part of the message.


*pde=00000000
oops:0000

CPU:0
EIP:0060:[<c010ab2c>]not tainted

EFLAGS:00010002
EIP is at disable_irq[Kernel] 084c(2.4.20-8)



Code:ff 50 10 ed od 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90
<o>Kernel panic:attempted to kill int!


(also im running windows xp in my computer)

Last edited by taro@grey; 05-21-2008 at 12:41 PM.
 
Old 05-21-2008, 12:49 PM   #2
stefan_nicolau
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Try a more recent distribution (eg. Fedora 9).

Red hat 9 is already 5 years old, it is likely that an older kernel (2.4.20) would not work well with new hardware, or that it contains bugs that have been fixed since.
 
Old 05-21-2008, 01:09 PM   #3
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I will warn you that RedHat 9 is very old. Perhaps, try setting up Ubuntu, or one of its spin-offs (Xubuntu, Kubuntu, etc.)

I've usually seen this happen when using a kernel with an initrd image - no idea why it would be doing that, though, on a fresh-outta-the-box install. Usually, it waits for you to do a package update or compile your own kernel before you start getting kernel panics.
 
  


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