Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 119555
kernel 2.4.20-30.9 smp hangs during boot in a Dual-Xeon
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:05:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
Kernel update 2.4.20-30.9smp hangs during boot, 2.4.20-30.9 (UP) runs
OK. Stock kernel 2.4.20-8smp works ok. Tested 2.4.20-24.9smp,
2.4.20-27.9smp, 2.4.20-28.9smp, all hang.
The system is configured with root LVM over MD (software RAID1 -
mirror) and hangs during vgscan (from initrd).
Machine: Dual-Xeon @3.2 MHz, 2GB RAM, 2xHD 120GB Seagate ATA.
MotherBoard: SuperMicro X5DPA-GG
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: System hang, no activity
Expected Results: Find the logical volumes, complete the boot process
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