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Bug 114788 - Install Kernel Oops 0010 on Athlon64 machine
Install Kernel Oops 0010 on Athlon64 machine
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
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Reported: 2004-02-02 16:33 EST by Judd Taylor
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:04 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-07 01:08:53 EST
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Description Judd Taylor 2004-02-02 16:33:22 EST
Description of problem:
Kernel panics when trying to install. Disc images match MD5SUM, but 
it fails even when booting "linux mediacheck". 

Some text output:
running /sbin/loader
Unable to handle kernel paging request<1> at 000000008010ddbe RIP 
[<000000008010ddbe>]PML4 1ecb9067 PGD 0
Oops: 0010
Code: Bad RIP value.
RIP [<000000008010ddbe>] RSP <ffffffff804dbfc8>
CR2: 000000008010ddbe
 <0>kernel panic: Attempted to kill the idle task!
In idle task - not syncing

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How reproducible:
Every time!

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot to install CD (yarrow-test1-x86_64-disc1.iso)
2. Select any option
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Hardware is Gigabyte GA-K8VT800M, AMD Athlon64 3000+, 512MB DDR400
Comment 1 Judd Taylor 2004-02-07 15:21:18 EST
I just finished some more testing and I got a couple of useful bits of

I tried to install many other x86_64 OSes, and all kernel paniced.
These were:
Red Hat ES 3.0 beta 3
Rocks 3.1.0 (based on a RHES 3.0 recompile)
SuSE Linux ES 8.0
Mandrake Linux 9.2rc1


I finally was able to get FC1 to work by disabling the "Enable USB
Keyboard" and "Enable USB Mouse" in the BIOS (version F4). I got the
kernel panic with either of these options turned on. This looks like
there may be a bug in the USB code in the install kernel.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2004-11-29 04:34:30 EST
this still a problem with fc2/fc3?
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2004-12-07 01:08:53 EST
fc1 - eol

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