[ILUG] 2 Questions, new kernel problem & X fixed font problem
reibrnd at dit.ie
Thu Nov 8 15:58:39 GMT 2001
I have two questions that appear to be linked in some way. Having recently
installed RedHat 7.2, I wanted to upgrade the kernel, to at least 2.4.10 and
then patch it up to the latest version.
Now the the 2.4.10 compile went fine, but when I booted into it, it had a wee
kernel panic, and told me to try and pass the 'init=' option to the kernel...?
Is it asking me to tell it what runlevel to go into or wha?
I rebooted and tried passing 'boot: 2.4.10 -init 3 (and 5) ', but to no avail?
Is it possibly a problem with ext3 that I selected as the default fs for the
Now the second problem. When I then tried booting into my stock kernel,
the default install one, which is 2.4.7-10, X would not start. I checked the
error log, and it told me that it could not find the 'unix:/7800' font, and a
little below, told me it was not able to load the 'fixed font',
Ergo, the X server kept crashing. Does any one have any suggestions as to how
can remedy either of these problems?
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