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Old 11-13-2008, 11:06 AM   #16
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Another update: I built a new kernel (2.6.27.5) and initially, it wouldn't boot, complaining about /dev/hda3 not existing (the new kernels refer to the disk as /dev/sda, I believe this is a libata thing) and I didn't really know why. Someone suggested I check my fstab and sure enough, it had /dev/hda3 for my root partition and /dev/hda2 for my swap partition (since that's what the partitions were called under the old kernel). So, I had to mount my root partition under Ubuntu and edit the fstab. Rebooted and it boots fine, but I haven't tested how it works yet!
 
Old 11-13-2008, 11:17 AM   #17
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The messages that you describe appear to arise from the /etc/rc.d/rc.modules script.
Perhaps your hang is coming from module probing.
e.g.
Quote:
### Built-in PC parallel port support ###
# Generic setup example. Attempt to load by default, since it usually
# won't hurt. Some (most?) people may want to comment the line below
# and look into better functioning and performing hardware specific
# options as described later on in this section.
#
/sbin/modprobe -q parport_pc 2> /dev/null
You could try commenting out modules to see if the hang can be bypassed.
 
Old 11-13-2008, 11:19 AM   #18
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Did you read my last post? I'll be sticking with the newer kernel anyway, since there's support for my Ethernet chipset and wireless (I think).
 
Old 11-13-2008, 02:43 PM   #19
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I have seen this page about installing Slack on an AAO, but the problem is that the page has a load of yellow boxes where commands are meant to be :/.
Check back on the page, I've fixed the yellow box thing. It should have enough info to get you going.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 01:27 AM   #20
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Check back on the page, I've fixed the yellow box thing. It should have enough info to get you going.
Thanks, I'm sure it'll help someone else! I've got Slack installed and ready to go now (see my previous posts) .
 
  


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