Bug 124832 - (IT_34394) Random stall during boot-up on RHEL 2.1 IPF
Random stall during boot-up on RHEL 2.1 IPF
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
2.1
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jason Baron
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-05-30 22:18 EDT by Fuchi Hideshi
Modified: 2015-04-19 20:43 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-12-13 15:17:06 EST
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Description Fuchi Hideshi 2004-05-30 22:18:50 EDT
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Description of problem:
System will hang during boot, while forking processes from /sbin/init.
Same problem with BZ #106969. And The fix for this problem is reported
in Bugzilla #106969.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.9-e.40

How reproducible:
Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot-up on SMP machine
2.(if no stall, repeat step 1)
    

Actual Results:  
Boot-up process will stall

Expected Results:  
Eventually, login prompt should appear on console.

Additional info:

The patch to fix this problem was posted to linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
with subject "wrong initial ia64_kr(current_stack) value" at Oct. 9 by
Chenn, Kenneth W.

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-ia64&m=106571413927132&w=2
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-05-31 02:40:59 EDT
which kernel is really involved? 2.4.9-e.40 for sure isn't it!
Comment 2 Fuchi Hideshi 2004-06-01 04:59:43 EDT
Hi Arjan-san, 

This is completely my mistake. This is a issue for IPF, so kernel
version is 2.4.18-e.40. 
Comment 11 Jason Baron 2004-10-14 17:06:36 EDT
fix included in U6 beta
Comment 12 John Flanagan 2004-12-13 15:17:06 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-504.html

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