Bug 107471 - boot problem in smp mode
boot problem in smp mode
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
8.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-10-18 15:58 EDT by Dharmendra
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:41:36 EDT
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Description Dharmendra 2003-10-18 15:58:08 EDT
Description of problem:

My redhat linux 8.0 runs fine in uniprocessor mode on intel Xeon dual-processor
system with E7505 chipset. At the time of linux installation, i needed to apply
a driver disk for Silicon Images SATA host adapter driver - sii3112rl. But now
when i am trying to recompile the kernel (2.4.18-14smp or any higher ones),
everything seems fine (make xconfig; make dep; make bzImage; make modules; make
modules_install) but when i have to prepare initrd.img using mkinitrd, it says
'No module sii3112rl found for kernel 2.4.22.18oct'. There is an entry for
sii3112rl in /etc/modules.conf 

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How reproducible:
On Xeon DP based workstation, with SATAraid hostadapter.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.recompile kernel 2.4.18-14 or higer with smp
2.mkinitrd initrd.img 2.4.**.**
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Actual results:
No initrd.img and so no boot-up with smp feature

Expected results:
System boots with smp mode

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Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:41:36 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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