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Problem booting diskless on a VIA C3 machine


My machine has a VIA C3 1 Giga Pro processor.  I tried to boot it diskless
using netboot and etherboot and it went through the process until it came to
the following:

VFS: Mounted root (NFS filesystem).
Freeing unused kernel memory: xxxk freed

And then it hanged there.  It seems like it has problem executing the kernel
or INIT.  Could it be due to the netboot wrapper software that caused this
problem with VIA C3?  The same kernel image works fine fine with another
diskless machine running an Intel Celeron procesor.

Does anyone have any experience with this?

This ii what is given by /proc/cpuinfo
vendor_Id	:	CentaurHauls
model name	:	VIA Samuel 2

Thanks for any tips.

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