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Old 03-17-2011, 04:43 AM   #1
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Caotic problem - Update to cstarturrent


Hi people!

A little time ago, I put my mirros on the current, and with this my KDM and XDM don't start(because an acpi error)!

To my luck, I could take my old repository and all my problems go away.

So, Niels Horn says that acpi error could be a driver problem, and encouraged again I put the newest repository.

For my bad luck, after upgrade and reboot, when starting the OS, when "Loading Linux", the computers do a continuous "beep" and don't boot...

Anyone knows what could be happen??

Thank you so much!!!
 
Old 03-17-2011, 05:14 AM   #2
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"Loading Linux" is about the last thing a bootloader says. Something is funny there.

If you think you have an acpi problem, try booting with acpi=off as a boot parameter. Watch out for cpu heat. Peersonally I don't think it will solve much. Then get us exact information - not what someone thinks, but exactly what the box says, even if you make no sense of it.
 
Old 03-17-2011, 06:40 AM   #3
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I would try also with a live cd to see if hardware still works, judging from the description maybe you got a problem with that (if you haven't passed funny options to lilo).

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Old 03-17-2011, 07:49 AM   #4
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People, its nothing funny here. I've made this post when I was hurry, and couldn't be very very accurate. I'm saying the first message the Slackware says when booting the OS. In this message it freeze and make a continous beep.

Sorry, but I see the thread title now, and I want to write Caotic problem when upgrading to slackware Current.

When I go home I can be more accurate about this problem.

With this, can you "think" what problem is this??

Thank you very much!
 
Old 03-17-2011, 09:31 PM   #5
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People!

The boot freezes in "Loading Linux......................." and make a dozen of beeps!

Can you know what is happen?

Grateful!

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Old 03-18-2011, 03:32 AM   #6
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It seems to be tryiong to load your kernel, when something fundamental goes wrong. First thing I'd suspect is bad disk or software, 64 bit kernel on a 32 bit box, that sort of thing.
 
Old 03-18-2011, 09:53 AM   #7
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But I just change the mirror to Current and upgrade the system. After this I reboot the computer!

Its very very strange... =/

Any ideas????
 
Old 03-19-2011, 03:21 AM   #8
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can you try booting on your old kernel?
 
Old 03-19-2011, 09:43 AM   #9
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So, how I can do this??

On booting, Slacks show me a window to choose the OS. When I press tab, i suppose that I can choose the kernel.

Can you explain it to me?

Thank you very much!
 
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I seem to remember up-arrow & down-arrow as working. It's a _long_time_ since I used lilo. When it inevitably threw up 99 99 99.... or barfed on some other error, I used go to
http://www.toms.net/rb
and download a floppy linux, boot off that, chroot into my / and rerun lilo after tarting up the config file.

The linux man page for lilo is here.
http://linux.die.net/man/8/lilo
 
Old 03-21-2011, 05:51 PM   #11
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Ok Business_kid, I will try this this Night, and I will tell you what I get!

Thanks for all!
 
Old 03-21-2011, 09:34 PM   #12
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So, I give up....

I've tried for 2 weeks and don't wake up my desktop...

I will use a LinuxFromScratch LiveCD and get my files and format my Desktop.

I will try to update my Slack following the Tricks os the Current folder.

Thanks to everybody!
 
  


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