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Old 05-30-2003, 12:14 PM   #16
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Runlevels:
0 Is halt
1 is single user
2 is multiuser w/o network
3 is multiuser w/ network
4 is unused
5 is X11
6 is Reboot

Traditionally, when shuting down or rebooting, it will say Entering runlevel: 0 or Entering runlevel 6, respectively.

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Old 05-30-2003, 01:07 PM   #17
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actually I didn't notice later that when I was rebooting one of my systems it said entering runlevel 6.
nice list, korff

so do you see anything like that happening, Bigun?
 
Old 05-31-2003, 12:05 AM   #18
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That's just the thing though. It says LOADING......................................................

Then reboots; If there is text displayed, it is so fast I cannot see it before it reboots. Anyone know of any descent boot images for laptops for RH 7.3?
 
Old 05-31-2003, 12:22 AM   #19
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First, familiarize yourself with the Redhat 7.3 rescue mode and upgrading the kernel.

Uninstall the kernel you have installed and install the correct one.

# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network

# Redhat 9.0
Redhat 9.0 Upgrading the kernel
Building a custom kernel
 
Old 05-31-2003, 12:33 AM   #20
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Replacing my kernel is easy, all I have to is change my command line in my autoexec.bat on my winblowz partition. I went to the site that yowww sent me to for updated kernels, but how to I get the raw root and boot image from a RPM?

Ok maybe I'm looking at this wrong, correct me if I am:

Isn't the boot image the kernel?

If I am right, then what good does a RPM do if I'm using loadlin to boot into Linux?

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Old 05-31-2003, 12:49 AM   #21
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I have never used loadlin, so I don't know how it works.

Use rpm -e <packagname> to uninstall the wrong kernel and and rpm -Uvh <packagename>.rpm to install the one you want to use, I would guess.

Why did you decide against grub? Booting to Windows, then back to boot Linux never did make sense to me since you could go directly to either one with either grub or lilo.


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Old 05-31-2003, 12:52 AM   #22
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This is a brand new installation. How could I have installed the wrong kernel?
 
Old 05-31-2003, 01:00 AM   #23
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Because you said you grabbed another kernel which was the wrong one?. Did I mis-understand?

uname -r

will return the kernel you are actually running.
 
  


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