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Bug 115486 - x86_86 - Fedora Kernel doesn't boot
x86_86 - Fedora Kernel doesn't boot
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
: 115428 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-02-12 17:24 EST by gizmo
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-02-13 11:31:09 EST
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Description gizmo 2004-02-12 17:24:43 EST
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Description of problem:
Equipment: Asus SK18N, 1.8G Opteron

Kernal dies *immediately* after hitting return in grub, display traces
and idle dies unable to swap.

I've been running 2.6.x on Fedora / x86_64 since December, using my
own kernel compilation. (a specific kernel build seems fine) I've
tried re-building my the kernels with your .spec, all of them crash.
I've tried 2.6.0, most of the patches etc to 2.6.2, all work for me,
none of your work.

I thought at first it might be because SATA support was modular, but
modifying your .spec and incorporating a few key modules as built-in
made no difference. Something you compile in option-wise simply
doesn't work on this setup.

Be aware that this motherboard was written up this month as THE board
to have to home Opteron users (!)

My machine is a mess after doing nasty things with it for two months
testing different Fedora setups... I need to reinstall, but I'm loath
to go back to the drawing board re; an install, the first one took me
a week ...

Any chance of a cut down kernel (I can send you a .config!) or if you
could publish the procedure for generating a bootable install CD, that
would be good... I've tried to do this and wasted many days.


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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Reboot machine
2. Select stock Fedora 2.6.1 kernel as supplied in RPM form
3. Hit return

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2004-02-13 11:31:09 EST
this was fixed in the kernel after the one that became the test1
kernel (one reason we didnt do parallel amd64/i386 release for test1).

There is another issue with the current rawhide kernel however
regarding ia32 emulation. That should be fixed in tonights build.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2004-02-13 11:32:49 EST
*** Bug 115428 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2004-02-13 11:33:07 EST
*** Bug 115428 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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