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Old 08-24-2004, 08:03 AM   #1
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Angry Won't boot after install!


Hi

Having never used Linux before I obtained the RH9 CD's and installed on an
old(ish) 800Mhz AMD. Installed no problem, but when I boot the system stops after displaying "Freeing unused kernal memory: 128k freed"

It is kernal version 2.4.20-8

Anybody help me? Much appreciated.
Oli
 
Old 08-24-2004, 09:28 AM   #2
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after that message the swap partition is checked, so..... do you have a swap-partition ?

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Old 08-24-2004, 09:48 AM   #3
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Hi

Yes, I have a swap partition - it automatically partioned the drive for me.

However, having ran a test on the drive - bad sectors were detected so I have replaced the drive and am reinstalling now.

Maybe this will work.........
 
  


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