[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2015-10-28 Thread Flames_in_Paradise
** Changed in: baltix Status: Triaged => Fix Released -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-06-01 Thread sudodus
Sorry for the confusion, *I asked* I have a couple of questions about your Sony Vaio with Pentium M: What happens when you try to boot a PAE kernel with forcepae? Do you get an error message? Black screen? Are you sure it is not 'only' a problem with some other hardware,

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-05-31 Thread sudodus
The vast majority of Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs are suitable for fakepae or forcepae and can work with PAE kernels. But some of these processors need a non-pae kernel. We found a Pentium M 1.70 GHz which does not work with forcepae. It gives the following output from cpuid|grep ^0001

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-05-31 Thread Chris Bainbridge
We found a Pentium M 1.70 GHz which does not work with forcepae. It gives the following output from cpuid|grep ^0001 0001 06d6 0816 0180 afe9fbbf What happens when you try to boot with forcepae? Do you get an error message? Black screen? In the wiki you have

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-05-31 Thread sudodus
Hi Chris, 1. It is not my computer. I have one with a very similar Pentium M CPU which works with forcepae. I have asked the same questions but not yet received a full answer from the owner. I will ask again ... 2. Thanks for finding the difference between the cpuid flags a7e9fbbf and afe9fbbf

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-22 Thread roland aus köln
please try lubuntu/xubunu on such old hardware -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-22 Thread Chris Bainbridge
tried the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso on my Lenovo E600A with [--forcepae] parameter. I seemed successfully installed. But the desktop showed me slowly just as a slow-motion video :-( Maybe the forcepae caused that problem. I doubt it, a more likely cause is that you don't have 3D

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-21 Thread Pengfei Lin
Itried the ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso on my Lenovo E600A with [--forcepae] parameter. I seemed successfully installed. But the desktop showed me slowly just as a slow-motion video :-( Maybe the forcepae caused that problem. Hope David Henningsson can provide us another

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-14 Thread Minar
Hey guys, So, I was looking for Ubuntu because Win Xp is not supported anymore. I carefully readed everything here, but i have no clue how i could fix my problem. Can please someone explain what i have to do, in a language that a noob like me can understand? I never did anything with linux. --

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-09 Thread Colin Allinson
Hi Luis, Now that I have got into it I might do this if I feel the need to upgrade to the latest greatest version - so, thanks for the howto. Unfortunately I am afraid that many disenfranchised Win XP users will not fiddle around like this (or even read this thread to find how to). It's a pity

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-08 Thread Colin Allinson
This may not have been a burning issue in the past but, with Win XP going unsupported, there are many Celeron/Pentium M processor systems (concurrent with Win XP). that are now looking for easy solutions. I am in exactly that position and have never touched any flavour of Linux before. I needed

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-08 Thread Luiz Angelo Daros de Luca
@l-colin, 14.04 works flawlessly in Celeron/Pentium M processor systems. You just need to add forcepae do the kernel command line (at boot) On a livecd, press anykey as soon as it loads (the first purple screen). Use the F6 option to add the forcepae. You'll have something like: ...initrd.lz

Re: [Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-04-08 Thread Stan Osborne
a todos: Gracias por la ayuda! Stan On Tue, April 8, 2014 1:03 pm, Luiz Angelo Daros de Luca wrote: @l-colin, 14.04 works flawlessly in Celeron/Pentium M processor systems. You just need to add forcepae do the kernel command line (at boot) On a livecd, press anykey as soon as it loads (the

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-22 Thread Chris Bainbridge
Good news, the forcepae patch got added to the upstream kernel source: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?id=69f2366c9456d0ce784cf5aba87ee77eeadc1d5e -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-22 Thread sudodus
:-) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-08 Thread roland aus köln
oh, apparently kubuntu daily-build was a little bit behind, i did only check ubuntu and lubuntu and did not expect, that kubuntu iso apparently did not have the most recent kernel. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-07 Thread Luke
Yeah Thank you devs, thank you Roland, thank you Chris and all of you. Ok, now I'm gonna try and download the iso... -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title:

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-07 Thread Christiansen
This is absolutly amasing news guyes, had lost any hope that this status on this bug would ever change. Thankyou to the most persistent advocats arguing this bug should be solved, and not least to Chris and others involved in figuring out howto... After reciving these great news, the first thing

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-07 Thread roland aus köln
Restarded the R51 and added the kernel forcepae parameter to the syslinux parameter line. Things looked excactly the same as so often before, installing any sort of 12.04 ubuntu flavors. but the old syslinux original of this bug still persist right ?. No, it shouldn`t. If booted via syslinux

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-07 Thread Christiansen
@roland #291 Booting Kubuntu Trusty from either USB or DVD (Kubuntu 700MB): Daily ISO 2014.03.06 = Kernel: Linux kubuntu 3.13.0-15-generic #35-Ubuntu SMP = not working Daily ISO 2014.03.07 = Kernel: Linux kubuntu 3.13.0-16-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP = working (without grub BL) I'm very sorry

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-06 Thread roland aus köln
this is really good news, thanks! -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-06 Thread roland aus köln
apparently, the trusty-tahr daily build cd-images already contain the fixed kernel, so if you have an affected system and want to try installing (l/x)ubuntu you can get them here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/daily-live/current/ http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/daily-live/current/

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-06 Thread sudodus
Now it is time for me to say thank you :-) First of all, *I want to thank everybody contributing* to solving this bug, or complex of bugs, concerning Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs and new Ubuntu based kernels. Then I want to mention roland aus köln (devzero-c), who continued pushing this issue

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-06 Thread roland aus köln
one thing to add - on lubuntu iso i just tested, entering a kernel param at boot/installation-time does not seem to find it`s way into grub.cfg - so it needs to be re-added after installation. since i´m not a long-time ubuntu user, i`m unsure if this a bug or by design -- You received this

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-05 Thread Launchpad Bug Tracker
This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.13.0-16.36 --- linux (3.13.0-16.36) trusty; urgency=low [ Tim Gardner ] * Release Tracking Bug - LP: #1287903 [ Andy Whitcroft ] * Revert [Config] lowlatency -- turn CONFIG_IRQ_FORCED_THREADING_DEFAULT off temporarily

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-04 Thread roland aus köln
** Changed in: syslinux (Ubuntu) Status: Confirmed = Invalid -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread Andy Whitcroft
@Chris -- I have taken the liberty of cleaning up the commentary on those two patches and applying them to a 14.04 kernel for testing. You might want to do something similar (feel free to steal the text I used and clean it up) and then submit the patches together to upstream for consideration; as

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread roland aus köln
works for me. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel,

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread sudodus
Works in my IBM Thinkpad T42 with Pentium M without a PAE flag but with PAE capability. But I have only booted via grub, because I cannot remaster an iso file. Did you boot from syslinux, Roland? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread Chris Bainbridge
lkml: grub is jumping to the 32-bit entry point and skipping the entire real mode setup code. Bad grub. You don't need to build a syslinux bootable iso. You can boot the kernel from Grub in 16-bit mode by using the linux16 command http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/html_node/linux16.html

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread sudodus
Thanks Chris :-) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE

Re: [Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread Shahar Or
Thank you Brian, Chris and everyone sudodus and everyone involved. נשלח מנייד Sent from mobile On Mar 3, 2014 8:55 PM, sudodus nio.wikl...@gmail.com wrote: ERROR: PAE is disabled on this Pentium M (PAE can potentially be enabled with kernel parameter forcepae - this is unsupported, may cause

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-03 Thread roland aus köln
According to the discussion on LKML, linux16 is now the default on Fedora, and should be used by other distributions. i installed fedora20 for a test and so did hpa, and for both of us, the result is different from what is being told: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernelm=139380554401194w=2 i do

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-03-02 Thread roland aus köln
i just tested your patch on ubuntu 13.10 with kernel from 14.04 repository (complete package build) works like a charm! i would recommend adding the newly introduced param to to Documentation /kernel-parameters.txt , see my patch at https://bugs.launchpad.net/baltix/+bug/930447/comments/224

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-28 Thread sudodus
There were *very* strong signals that the board, deciding about the main-stream ubuntu edition, had decided to stop supporting non-pae CPUs including Pentium M amd Celeron M, and that the decision was not going to be changed. You think that fake-PAE has been counter-productive, that it has done

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-28 Thread oliver
I'm reprinting what I wrote in comment #105 because it is still so very easy to install PAE, though it does require a little effort. 1) Download ISO of ubuntu flavor you wish to use, for example, xubuntu. I wil use the name xubuntu.iso, for convenience. 2) partition and format USB stick, in this

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-28 Thread roland aus köln
please let`s stop discussion as any further discussion does not add anything valuable to the solution. i think 272 comments (=thousands of lines of text) is enough discussion for a problem which can be entirely fixed for everyone by some kernel developer adding 22 lines of code to the linux

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-28 Thread Chris Bainbridge
There's a new pair of patches: https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/28/258 and https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/26/394 It's a small patch but test reports to LKML are still welcome (you don't have to be subscribed to the list to respond, just use the correct subject line). -- You received this bug

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread roland aus köln
good news, thanks ! -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread sudodus
+1 (good news, thanks) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread roland aus köln
dear ubuntu kernel team, please consider adding the patch from https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/26/192 to the ubuntu kernel, so the pae issue will be fixed with 14.04 -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu.

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread Luke
I am not a dev, not a skilled programmer, but only a loyal and satisfied ubuntu user since I switched from Suse to Dapper Drake 6.06 on my deprecated Pentium M. This old and poor notebook have seen also Windows XP, Windows Vista and now it can also run Windows 7 with not much pretends. I decided

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread roland aus köln
Luke, thanks for letting us know and for the credits. What you write is exactly the reason why i spent my free time on help fixing this and it`s also the reason, why i was constantly nagging here - and why i was (or still am, as it`s not fixed yet) very dissapointed, too. I hope that ubuntu will

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread Luke
Thanks again Roland for spending your time into this...I read the mails on LKML, and since I don't know how it works (I am only a simple user) I am asking...have we got more chances now to see this problem fixed somewhere in the future or am I hoping for something that could never arrive? -- You

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread Luke
I know about lubuntu fake pae, and upgrading from 12.04 is one of the options. By the way, this is not the point.. And what about if someone needs Xubuntu or something else running out of the box? And when 14.04 will be released, there will be a lubuntu fake pae version? These are all workarounds

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread sudodus
All the main Ubuntu flavours of version 13.10 are available as tarballs to be installed with the One Button Installer, ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2172971 and this works with Pentium M and Celeron M CPUs. Experimental Trusty tarballs are already uploaded,

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-27 Thread roland aus köln
i read experimental in those links - and i think there are people who dislike installing their operating system in a re-packaged way from a community based, untrusted source. nothing against you, nio, you appear trustworthy - but i`m one of those. if all the community efforts had been put into

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-26 Thread Chris Bainbridge
LKML thread: https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/25/18 -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-15 Thread roland aus köln
May be one-hundred-papercuts is the right place if you feel a bug doesn't get enough attention foralongtime. kernel specific bugs are excluded - see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/One%20Hundred%20Papercuts/Papercuts -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages,

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-13 Thread Flames_in_Paradise
** Changed in: syslinux (Ubuntu) Status: Invalid = Confirmed -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-13 Thread Flames_in_Paradise
** Tags added: trusty -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-13 Thread Flames_in_Paradise
hi there! reverted bug-status back to confirmed. There are other bug-statii like opinion, incomplete, fix released, fix commited Non of these reflect the situation, neither. The bug-report is valid since a lot of users have confirmed it's existance. May be one-hundred-papercuts is the right

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-13 Thread roland aus köln
May be one-hundred-papercuts is the right place if you feel a bug doesn't get enough attention foralongtime. that`s a pointer, thanks. Another valuable thought is that one cannot blame the ubuntu-people solely for not getting this right yes, for sure intel also is to blame, but when the ubuntu

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-12 Thread roland aus köln
bugticket closed, as ubuntu team is ignorant and will not fix this. sad but true. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with

Re: [Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-12 Thread Stan Osborne
Roland, Thanks for trying. In 2012 an Ubuntu developer made a private version of 12.04 with PAE support, so I am still using Ubuntu with my old laptop. The Ubuntu team has people who could fix this the right way, but as you said, they are lazy. Stan On Wed, February 12, 2014 4:39 pm, roland

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-02-12 Thread roland aus köln
they are probably putting the focus on the wrong things and/or are understaffed. i will not use ubuntu anymore because of this, because ubuntu does not satisfy my expectation of a healty user and developer community. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2014-01-15 Thread roland aus köln
more than one and a half months gone by and nothing happened. 14.04 will be out soon, and i swear it will still have that pentium M issue. i don`t know what you 101 guys will do, but i have one task on my todo: wiping all computers in our fablab and replacing lubuntu with a linux distro w/o

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-23 Thread roland aus köln
No further progress ? ubuntu/lubuntu/xubunto 14.04 co will soon get off the starting blocks - i heard it will also be a LTS. And all of those still being shipped with a known problem affecting thousands of users ? Please, Ubuntu team put an hour effort into this, this would save much hassle

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-16 Thread roland aus köln
adding to the list: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1400MHz 0695 0812 A7E9F9BF Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1400Mhz 06D6 0812 AFE9F9BF Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1500MHz 0695 0812 A7E9F9BF Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1300MHz 0695

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-16 Thread sudodus
Roland, 1. Thanks for keeping this issue alive :-) 2. We have evidence that these two CPUs also have PAE capability but no PAE flag: Celeron M 1200 Mhz 0001 0695 0812 a7e9f9bf Celeron M 1300 MHz 0001 0695 0812 a7e9f9bf Best regards Nio -- You

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-15 Thread oliver
Here is my full cpuinfo, Pentium-M 2.1 GHz not having the PAE flag, happily running a PAE kernel. processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 13 model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 2.10GHz stepping: 6 microcode : 0x18 cpu

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-15 Thread sudodus
Hi Oliver, That is the fastest Pentium M without a PAE flag reported yet in this project :-) Please post also the short output of the following command line, cpuid|grep ^0001 Best regards Nio -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-15 Thread sudodus
I think so too [that the faster ones with 133 MHz FSB (533 MHz transfer rate) actually do report PAE]. Thank you for that cpuid line! I'll upload it into the list at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu-fake-PAE#Test -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-14 Thread roland aus köln
is your cpu on the list above (see 5 posts before) ? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-13 Thread Julius Schwartzenberg
With Ubuntu 13.10 it has become a mess. I tried to install it 4 times on my notebook now. It would go through the complete installation process and only at the end suddenly the kernel failed to install. I thought I may have connectivity problems at first. Only after manually doing a dpkg -i on the

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-04 Thread roland aus köln
it`s based on information from cpu-world.com, they have a large real world cpuid database (user submitted data). it`s ineed not tested, but based on the infos at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu-fake-PAE#Test i would logically assume, that all of these behave identically. they all have

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-04 Thread oliver
Not seeing my 2100 MHz Pentium-M (100 MHz FSB f i'm not mistaken) I'll try to run the test sometime soon. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-03 Thread roland aus köln
hopefully, this should (hopefully) be a comprehensive list of all affected CPU`s: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1400MHz 0695 0812 A7E9F9BF Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1400Mhz 06D6 0812 AFE9F9BF Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1500MHz 0695 0812

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-12-03 Thread sudodus
Hi Roland, Nice list :-) How did you compile it? Are all those CPUs tested, or are you adding some of the CPUs versions via logical conclusions? Best regards Nio -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu.

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-11-29 Thread Andy Whitcroft
For clarity the error referred to in this bug is emitted by the kernel from its 16bit entry point. The same check is not made when booted via its 32bit entry point. This is arguably a bug, the kernel should check and refuse to run when required features are not present. In this case the main

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-11-29 Thread sudodus
There is a start for such a whitelist in comment #203 :-) If *you* have a Celeron M or Pentium M different from those in that list, please supply your result of the PAE test described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu-fake-PAE -- You received this bug notification because you are a

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-11-29 Thread roland aus köln
here is amore comprehensive database containing cpuid information. http://www.cpu-world.com/cgi-bin/CPUID.pl?s=21 unfortunately i have no clue how to make a whitelist from that. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in

Re: [Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-11-29 Thread Dmitrijs Ledkovs
On 29 November 2013 16:22, Andy Whitcroft a...@canonical.com wrote: For clarity the error referred to in this bug is emitted by the kernel from its 16bit entry point. The same check is not made when booted via its 32bit entry point. This is arguably a bug, the kernel should check and refuse

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-08-22 Thread Andrea Corbellini
The bug status was changed either by mistake or by a vandal. ** Changed in: syslinux (Ubuntu) Status: Fix Released = Confirmed -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-08-22 Thread Andrea Corbellini
** No longer affects: linux (Ubuntu) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-08-15 Thread Mantas Kriaučiūnas
** Changed in: baltix Status: Fix Released = Triaged -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-08-11 Thread Jörg Hartmann
The patch Mageia 3 works just fine. ;-) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-20 Thread Shahar Or
Thank you for running the tests. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/930447 Title: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-19 Thread sudodus
Two tests were added to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu-fake-PAE See this link for details http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2113826page=3p=12729858#post12729858 For the first time a Pentium M CPU was found not suitable for fakePAE. Our test results so far for Pentium M and

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-18 Thread oliver
Chris, I think Shahar's idea is to submit the patch and hopefully gets merged so that regular users don't have to remove anything to get everything working. But yeah, why not, submit a patch and see what happens. I am curious. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of

Re: [Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-18 Thread Shahar Or
Exactly :-) Sent from mobile נשלח מנייד On Jul 18, 2013 3:41 PM, oliver oli...@schinagl.nl wrote: Chris, I think Shahar's idea is to submit the patch and hopefully gets merged so that regular users don't have to remove anything to get everything working. But yeah, why not, submit a patch

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-17 Thread Shahar Or
Hey, Why don't you just make a patch, assume good faith on the part of the maintainers and you don't have to explain the whole thing. Just write something like Hey, you forgot Pentium M processors that actually do support PAE, although they don't declare it. They will merge. -- You received

[Kernel-packages] [Bug 930447] Re: Unable to start Ubuntu 12.04 live CD with syslinux loader on Pentium M x86 Laptop due to bug in PAE kernel, initramfs or syslinux

2013-07-17 Thread Chris Bainbridge
A patch effort isn't necessary. The CPU check is one line of code in kernel package preinst. Just remove that line and it goes back to working. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Kernel Packages, which is subscribed to linux in Ubuntu.