28 Sep 2000 mishan   » (Journeyer)

Agh...For some reason I had the crazy idea of upgrading to 2.4.0-test8 from 2.2.17. I compiled it and booted fine -- compiled NVidia drivers fine. Started X and crashed. Tried again and crashed. Then I recompiled kernel without USB (thinking it was USB fault) and after I restart "kernel panic: cannot mount root fs"

So, I calmly thought to make Debian rescue disk and fsck -b 8193. No effect. Bad magic number. I spent about 20 mins ripping my hair out in #debian until a really helpful person by the name of fooz helped me out. fsck -b 32768 worked heh...I was so scared...I thought my sys was fsck'd (no pun intended =) .) Anyway, running off the 2.2.17 kernel fine. I think it is a problem with NVidia drivers -- I better wait for an update and possibly email the NVidia guys about this. Just thought I should post this as it is galileo's first major problem heh...oh well...it's 1am and working on homework...gahr...i wasted an hour fixing this...

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