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[ale] Error message at bootup and linux halts....
- Subject: [ale] Error message at bootup and linux halts....
- From: gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu (Chris Ricker)
- Date: Sun, 30 Nov 1997 15:26:21 -0500 (EST)
On 26 Nov, Mofid Francis wrote:
> When I boot linux, I get the message that "unable to open vitual console".
> and when the os has uncompressed the kernel and went through the detection
> process of the cd-rom and hda1, then it just freezes and says " VFS: "
> what does this mean?
You didn't say which kernel version, but I suspect you're trying to run
2.1.x . If that's the case, reconfigure your kernel, include support
for "Virtual terminal" and "Console on virtual terminal" under
"Character devices", recompile your kernel, and try again....
Chris Ricker gt1355b at prism.gatech.edu