Re: Kernels 2.2.19-2.4.x. Why why why?

From: Lionel Bouton (
Date: Wed May 01 2002 - 15:58:18 EST

On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 08:17:03PM +0200, Eugenij Butusov wrote:
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> Dear Alan,

Now we know where's the secret behind Alan's skills : he's not
an human being but a distributed soul across humans subscribed to the
lkml :-)

> I'm writing to You because of my problem with kernels > 2.2.17.
> This kernel is the last that works on my machine. I've tried almost
> all, including 2.3.x and 2.5.x, but they simple don't work. After

The IDE support for your chipset is known to have various quirks on 2.4.18
and below.
I don't follow 2.2 kernels so I've no advice for them. For 2.4 kernels
please try at least 2.4.19-pre7 or 2.4.19-pre3-ac1.
Trying 2.3.x kernels seems a waste of time (unless you points to the precise
patch that brings instabilily to your system) and 2.5.x is audacious to say the

Looking at the last kernel messages (/var/log/message) before your crashes
might help locate the problem's origin.

For guidelines on bug reporting, please take a look at the
"REPORTING-BUGS" file at the root of your kernel source tree.

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