Am now getting a "zero dot" hang on my XO-1.5

Paul Fox pgf at
Fri Jun 11 12:13:02 EDT 2010

mikus wrote:
 > Upgraded os125 to kernel 2.6.31_xo1.5-20100607.1740.1.olpc.ead3d3e.i586
 >  Now, whenever I boot, right after the line "Loading ramdisk image from
 > /pci/sd at c/disk at 1:\boot/initrd.img ..." I get the message "General
 > Protection Exception" - and the boot hangs.
 > The bypass is to do a complete reset (pull AC and battery for a bit),
 > and only then try the boot -- now the boot proceeds normally.
 > The problem is consistently repeatable.  I did not have the problew when
 > booting os125 with its original (month-old) kernel.  XO-1.5 B2.  Q3A39C.

so, what's the sequence for repeating?  once you clear the problem,
how do you make it happen again?

 paul fox, pgf at

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