Re: 2.4.16 problem....

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 17:46:14 EST

On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Neil Stone wrote:

> This is my first post to the group and i would like some assistance with a
> question about kernel compilation....
> I have an AMD K6-2 500 w/ 256 MB RAM, RedHat linux 7.2 and Kernel 2.4.16
> When i try to re-compile my kernel it dosn't work unles i include SMP
> support.... any ideas why ? a few of my mates have the same problem !!
> (unsure of their system specs)
> Any help appreciated..

what does "doesn't work" mean? The compile doesn't work? The kernel
doesn't work? In what way, boot fail, crash, hang, filesystem corruption?

Better questions get better answers!

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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