[vortex] Problems with Redhat 7.1 and 3c095c

Bill MacAllister bill@macallister.grass-valley.ca.us
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 23:55:44 -0700

--On Thursday, October 11, 2001 05:47:02 AM +0200 ruben@nutz.nl wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 01:31:15PM -0700, Bill MacAllister wrote:
>> I saw a recommendation on the list to upgrade to at least a 2.4.9
>> kernel.  That the problem seems to be independant of the network card
>> and driver seems to indicate that I should start there
> Possibly. On the other hand: since changing hardware and drivers won't
> help either it might also be a network-problem. :) I'm nasty, I know.

No, not nasty.  A very good think to look at more than once.  But, I just 
don't see any problems with the Redhat 6.1 Linux machine on the same 

> Building a kernel isn't that hard. There are good howto's available,
> perhaps even on your machine.
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Kernel-HOWTO.html is one to start with.
> You might already have it, look for /usr/share/doc/HOWTO/Kernel-HOWTO.html

Yes, that is what I have found in the past, the HOWTO are a great resource. 
What I would like to be convinced of is that it might actually solve the 
problem.  I don't have much of a feel for it, but I am pretty clear that 
futzing with the network cards will not change the problem.  The real pain 
of building the kernel will probably be getting the source onto a machine 
that refuses to do large network transfers.


> --
> Ruben
> 	Q: How many IBM 370's does it take to execute a job?
> 	A: Four. Three to hold it down, and one to rip its head off.
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