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Old 10-14-2004, 09:52 PM   #1
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pro 8.1 installation hangs on "Moving into tmpfs..."


Moving...? Not really more like stopped! After experimenting with RedHat for a while I tried to re-install my Suse pro 8.1 (partitions were not changed). It now hangs up with a kernel panic after hanging up on "Moving into tmpfs..." I'm sure I'm not the first one to screw up a good installation, but I haven't found any comments here on what triggers this panic or how to fix it.

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Old 10-14-2004, 11:45 PM   #2
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Sounds like a memory problem. Either some memory is defective or you don't have enough to contain the ramdisk.
 
Old 10-15-2004, 11:42 AM   #3
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I haven't really had enough experience with linux to even be considered a newbie, but I had the same problem loading suse 8.2 on my asus/nvidia board. I installed using the "safe settings" options and suse loaded easily. I thought it was kind of weird because 8.2 loads with no gripes on my old hewlett packard machine. It's great to finally see a SuSE forum..
 
Old 10-15-2004, 06:48 PM   #4
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Angry

Have 32MB RAM;
Ran Memtest-86 v3.0 overnight: no errors
Safe settings made no difference (but thanks for the idea)

Still comes up with:

..._alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed (gfp=0x1d2/0)



Where's my 12-gauge pump?
 
Old 10-17-2004, 10:39 AM   #5
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Problem solved (no thanx to Memtest-86). Replaced all memory chips. Installs just fine now. Thanks for the pointers.
 
  


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