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Bug 468007

Summary: Openfiler 2.3 guest hangs during boot
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Daniel Berrange <berrange>
Component: kvmAssignee: Glauber Costa <gcosta>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 9CC: berrange, clalance, gcosta, markmc, quintela, virt-maint
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Description Flags
Hang when serial port is enabled, but not used for console
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Hang when console configured for 'console=ttyS0 console=tty' in grub none

Description Daniel Berrange 2008-10-22 06:52:04 EDT
Description of problem:
I attempted to install the OpenFiler 2.3  x86_64  ISO release in a KVM guest running on Fedora 9 x86_64 host

http://www.openfiler.com/community/download/

The installation completes without trouble, but the subsequent boot hangs. At first it will hang during IDE probe & eventually print a message about TSC being unstable - see attached screenshot.

If i configure & activate a serial console, then it hangs probing that instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
openfiler 2.3 x86_64
host kernel 2.6.25.10-86.fc9.x86_64
kvm-65-9.fc9.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. virt-install --cdrom /root/openfiler%2F16340%2Fopenfiler-2.3-x86_64-disc1.iso --hvm --file /dev/HostVG/openfiler23 --ram 600 --name openfiler23 --vnc --accelerate -k en-us --network network:default 
2. Go through installation
3. Wait for post-installation boot attempt
  
Actual results:
Hangs

Expected results:
Doesn't hang

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2008-10-22 06:52:44 EDT
Created attachment 321133 [details]
Hang when serial port is enabled, but not used for console
Comment 2 Daniel Berrange 2008-10-22 06:53:31 EDT
Created attachment 321135 [details]
Hang when console configured for 'console=ttyS0 console=tty' in grub
Comment 3 Daniel Berrange 2008-10-22 06:54:23 EDT
The guest kernel openfiler 2.3 uses is  2.6.24.7-0.2.6.smp.gcc3.4.x86_64

I have lots of RHEL-5 guests on the same machine with work as expected.
Comment 4 Glauber Costa 2008-12-05 10:38:39 EST
Can't reproduce it here, Daniel

Do you have any other sort of info that might be helpful ? Anything suspicious in host dmesg?
Comment 5 Mark McLoughlin 2009-04-20 06:10:18 EDT
Dan, does this happen in F11? If not, we should probably just close
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 23:02:52 EDT
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 10:10:28 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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