LinuxWorld: Ask the Geek: the limits of FTP, X servers, PCI modems and a Kernel panic
Feb 02, 2001, 09:17 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I have been attempting to transfer a 4 GB QuickTime movie file
to Linux over FTP from an NT (or Solaris) box to a Red Hat Linux
7.0 box. However, it stopped after 2 GB of data was transferred. Is
there a size limitation on FTP file transfers with Redhat 7.0?
Please help me to figure out this issue...."
"I installed Netscape 6 on my Red Hat Linux 6.1 machine.
Initially, the installation went on fine, but when I tried to close
the program it wouldn't close. I logged out of X and attempted to
restart. Since then, I can't seem to get Xwindows (KDE) running. A
blank screen is followed by this error message: Failed to set
default font path 'unix/:-1'. Fatal server error. Couldn't open
default font 'fixed' I believe it may have something to do with the
"Kernel panic? Kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
03:01 is the last line I get during boot-up. Things were working
great when I shut it down using the stop sequence on my Red Hat 6.0
with GNOME installation. There is one customer file on this disk
that I would truly love to have. I booted with a different boot
disk and got this message: Warning unable to open an initial
console. Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to
kernel? How does one pass init= to the kernel if it doesn't