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Discussion in 'IBM Thinkpad' started by PDFrank, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. PDFrank

    PDFrank Guest

    Tried to boot model X32 from a live Linux Ubuntu disk.

    Error message: This kernel requires the following features not present
    on the CPU
    Unable to boot. Please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.

    What does this mean and is there a Linux distro from which I can boot
    with this computer?
    PDFrank, Nov 28, 2013
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  2. PDFrank

    Brad Rogers Guest

    On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:52:13 -0500

    Hello PDFrank,
    Your computer needs a PAE kernel. Kernels are usually suffixed to show
    what they're for. For example, amd64, i386, pae, xen, etc. You get the

    Being Debian based, Ubuntu should have a suitable kernel for your

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    Brad Rogers, Nov 28, 2013
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  3. Anthony R. Gold, Nov 29, 2013
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