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Re: Is Debian 9 supposed to work on a Geode?




On Sun 28 Apr 2019 at 21:54:46 +0200, Björn Persson wrote:

> Björn Persson wrote:
> > Brian wrote:
> > > brian@futro:~$ uname -a
> > > Linux futro 4.9.0-7-686 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u1 (2018-08-03) i586 GNU/Linux  
> > 
> > That's an older Linux than I got. Perhaps I could try that package, if
> > I can get hold of it.
> 
> I've installed linux-image-4.9.0-7-686. It hangs in the same way as the
> later versions. I don't know why it works for you and not for me.

I upgraded to the newest stretch kernel (4.9.0-9-686); still boots.

I'd be inclined to install stretch on a USB stick; base system only
and then GRUB. A booting failure would motivate me to stick with a
working kernel.

-- 
Brian.