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Old 10-14-2006, 06:34 PM   #1
riscphree
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Slack boot issue, no boot possible


When I boot Slackware 11.0 (same thing happened with 10.0 though), I get this message:

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b44: eth0: Error, poll already scheduled
The message just repeats and repeats and repeats. That is during the boot process before you can login. Now, installation went fine .. but I have no idea what this means. Obviousely it has something to do with my lan card, but I don't know what.
 
Old 10-14-2006, 07:40 PM   #2
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What kernel?
uname -a
You can try and add this to the kernel line;
acpi=noirq
b44 is the driver for your lan card.
It is a known problem in older kernels.
Looks like it is fixed in the new kernels.
 
Old 10-14-2006, 11:33 PM   #3
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I cannot use the uname command because as I've stated I cannot even get to the part where I can login.

However, I am using the default kernel with the slack 11.0 install, which is 2.4.something.

I guess I will try installing using a 2.6 kernel
 
  


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