[sf-lug] rescue disk for thinkpad 1400

jim stockford jim at well.com
Mon Oct 22 08:32:14 PDT 2007

no losing battles!
i've got various older releases. you wanna try
'em out?

On Oct 21, 2007, at 7:27 PM, Alex Kleider wrote:

> I've been struggling trying to get a rescue or maintenance CD to boot
> on the ThinkPad without much success.
> DamnSmallLinux's fdisk command doesn't work as I've already described
> to you.
> Sidux (your favourite) tells me: PANIC: CPU too old for this kernel.
> Since it's a 2.6 kernel I began searching for rescue CD's with a 2.4
> kernel:
> SystemRescueCD hangs during boot immediately after the message: Freeing
> unused kernel memory: 692 freed.
> timos_rescue_cd goes into a reboot during loading of the kernel.
> Things are getting a bit discouraging.
> Have you any further thoughts?
> Do you think this problem will go away with more memeory?
> If the 2.6 kernel really won't work with this processor perhaps I'm
> fighting a loosing battle.
> alex at kleider.net
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