Asus EEE PC 900 boot - broken?

Michael mwtuea at
Sat Oct 17 21:18:46 PDT 2009

"Justin C. Sherrill" <justin at> wrote:
> On Sat, October 17, 2009 8:13 pm, Michael wrote:
>> Hello:
>> This netbook used to work, according to the wiki. It has an SSD.
>> With the latest master img, the machine hangs on boot (no matter which
>> menu
>> option I select) after this line:
> This was with master - the wiki page lists 2.3.2 as the installed system
> that worked on a Eee 900.  2.3.2 and 2.4 were pretty similar, so it may be
> worth trying 2.4 as a test.  Failing that, there may be a 2.3.2 snapshot
> around somewhere, if you have the time to dedicate to searching backwards
> that way...

Thanks for the response. I probably should have mentioned that 2.4.1 had the 
same issue. And now after having tested a few development snapshots from as 
early as August 2 (over a month prior to the wiki article's creation), it's 
starting to look like my hardware was never supported in the first place :
( I'm guessing the wiki author somehow had a slightly different version of 
the EEE 900, or I'm doing something wrong.

I suppose I'll give up on this for now, unless anyone has further 

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