Bug 118150 - System reboots shortly after RHGB loads without warning
System reboots shortly after RHGB loads without warning
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 117044
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2004-03-12 10:38 EST by Nick Marsh
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:01:56 EST
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Description Nick Marsh 2004-03-12 10:38:14 EST
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Description of problem:
I installed FC2 T1 on my Dell Latitude C800 today. The install went
fine, then came the reboot... Grub loaded fine, but shortly after RHGB
loads the system reboots without warning.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
whatever is in FC2 test1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora with RHGB.
2. Boot into Fedora.
3. RHGB loads.
4. RHGB switches back to text mode.
5. Setting hostname laptop-01 [ OK ]
6. Reboot.
    

Actual Results:  The system reboots without warning after setting
hostname.

Expected Results:  Should load firstboot or GDM.

Additional info:

Dell Latitude C800
PIII CPU
256 MB RAM
ATI Mobility M4
Comment 1 Sahil Verma 2004-03-14 23:19:02 EST
Looking at rc.sysint in initscripts 7.42, we're trying to load the
acpi drivers right after setting the hostname. This is on FC1, so I'm
not sure this is still the case in whatever version of initscripts is
in test1.

Could you try setting acpi=off in your kernel command line at the grub
menu on boot?
Comment 2 Nick Marsh 2004-03-15 09:48:17 EST
Ok, acpi=off works. Changing to ACPI. Also looking to see if this is a
dupe. Thanks.
Comment 3 Sahil Verma 2004-03-16 03:22:02 EST
acpid is just the userspace daemon. The bug is in the kernel acpi
driver  or, very likely, your BIOS and should be moved under 'kernel'.

If you're interested in debugging further, you might want to post to
the acpi-devel mailing list as well.

Also upgrade your BIOS to the latest version from the manufacturer and
see if boots with acpi enabled.
Comment 4 Nick Marsh 2004-03-16 10:09:16 EST
Changed to kernel. Will update BIOS and see post info shortly.
Comment 5 Nick Marsh 2004-03-16 10:13:01 EST
Now that I know it's a kernel issue I see that this is a dupe.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 117044 ***
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:01:56 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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