[ltp] various RH 7.3 problems
Sun, 16 Jun 2002 00:59:43 -0700
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oops, sorry about that. It's a thinkpad 600! everything has been smoth
until I try using anything besides an ethernet pcmcia card.
Steve Tell wrote:
|Um, which thinkpad model gave you these troubles?
|Anyone tried RH 7.3 on a TP 600E?
|I found RH7.2 to be smooth as glass on a 600E (2645-UN1) but would like
|the newer gnome and KDE apps of 7.3.
|Any issues with the new kernel or anything else?
|On Sat, 15 Jun 2002, David Margrave wrote:
|>As with all their releases, redhat didn't quite get it right with redhat
|>7.3 as far as laptops go. It took considerably less hacking than
|>previous releases to get everything going, but there are still problems.
|>1) sometimes it freezes at boot time while 'mounting other filesystems'
|>if there is a pcmcia modem in the slot at boot time. I've removed the
|>/etc/rc.d/rc3.d scripts that appear to have anything to do with remote
|>mounting (nfs, autofs, etc). But it still does it, so I'll keep
|>deleting init scripts until I find it.
|>2) booting without a modem in the slot and then inserting it after
|>booting will also make it freeze up (sometimes you can recover by
|>removing the modem, sometimes you have to take out the battery!). It
|>complains about "usb-uhci-c: interrupt... host controller halted, trying
|>to restart". Could it be that I'm failing to exclude an interrupt from
|>the pcmcia.opts file? If redhat worried about minor stuff like this in
|>their installer instead of making pictures of Alan Cox in a krispy kreme
|>3) sometimes it fails to bring up the lo interface, saying 'someone else
|>is already using 127.0.0.1' or some such nonsense.
|Steve Tell email@example.com
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