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Re: LiveCD install and PAE kernel



I just rebuilt an older box (Athlon XP, VIA chipset - KM400 I think, openchrome X driver). Preview KDE Live CD works fine, but when I installed the full preview release from DVD, X terminates when Kwin starts (need to use metacity as KDEWM, or run Gnome). Not found any useful log indicating why.

Could PAE kernel cause this? I'll try installing the i586 non PAE kernel (only 1G RAM anyway), and see how it goes (and file a bug perhaps)

Darren

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 9:13 AM, Kyle McMartin <kyle mcmartin ca> wrote:
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 11:57:52PM +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I installed the i686 from the Preview Release LiveCD image
> (specifically F11-Preview-i686-Live-KDE.iso). This image booted the
> non PAE kernel, and when I installed to hard disk, it installs the non
> PAE kernel. This is on an Atom N280 netbook. If I understand the
> feature list correctly, actually the installer should have installed
> the PAE kernel on this hardware. Or does that just refer to DVD
> installs? i.e. does the LiveCD have any mechanism for chosing
> PAE/non-PAE or is that just the DVD?
>
> If not, then it might be worth detailing in the Release Notes how to
> install the PAE kernel following a LiveCD install.
>

The LiveCD is always an i586 kernel, and always installs the one from
the cd.

regards, Kyle


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