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Re: Broken kernel?

On Sunday 11 March 2018 19:36:37 John ff wrote:

> i have an Intel Atom CPU N2600 @ 1.60GHz that I fairly recently
> upgraded from Whezzy to Jessie, but I cannot boot the kernel(s) that
> came with Jessie.
> All is OK with vmlinuz-3.2.0-4-amd64, but both 3.16.0-4-amd64 and
> 3.16.0-5-amd64 fail to load. When equipped with a screen I see it
> says Loading .. but it does not complete with no disk activity. The
> 3.2.0-4-amd64 kernel gives the same loading message followed shortly
> by saying the /dev/sda2 disk partition is clean and it continues to
> boot. Sorry I cannot remember the exact words after "Loading" but this
> m/c usually runs headless as my firewall and server.
> I am looking for any clues as how to continue the upgrade to Stretch.
> ==John ffitch
> ⁣Sent from Blue ​

First and obvious question: Its an intel atom, so why are you trying to 
load and exec a kernel that was built to run on an amd64?

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