Bug 490203

Summary: doesn't boot RHEL 5 kernel
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Component: qemuAssignee: David Woodhouse <dwmw2>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Bill Nottingham 2009-03-13 15:45:00 EDT
Description of problem:

It hangs with:

...
SMP alternatives: switching to UP code
Freeing SMP alternatives: 32k freed
ACPI: Core revision 20060707
.. MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC
timer doesn't work through the IO-APIC - disabling NMI Watchdog!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel-2.6.29-0.203.rc7.fc11.x86_64 (host)
qemu-system-x86-0.10-0.4.kvm20090303git.fc11.x86_64
kernel-2.6.18-92.el5 (guest)

How reproducible:

Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to boot RHEL 5 VM
  
Actual results:

Fail.

Expected results:

Win!
Comment 1 Glauber Costa 2009-03-13 15:57:38 EDT
Please upgrade qemu to 0.10-0.9
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2009-03-13 16:17:13 EDT
Yeah, that fixes it for me.
Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2009-03-25 08:20:00 EDT
Think this was the fix:

* Tue Mar 10 2009 Glauber Costa <glommer@redhat.com> - 2:0.10-0.5.kvm20090303git
...
- build kvm's own bios. It is still necessary while kvm uses a slightly different
  irq routing mechanism