Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 124832
Random stall during boot-up on RHEL 2.1 IPF
Last modified: 2015-04-19 20:43:45 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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot-up on SMP machine
2.(if no stall, repeat step 1)
Boot-up process will stall
Eventually, login prompt should appear on console.
The patch to fix this problem was posted to firstname.lastname@example.org
with subject "wrong initial ia64_kr(current_stack) value" at Oct. 9 by
Chenn, Kenneth W.
which kernel is really involved? 2.4.9-e.40 for sure isn't it!
This is completely my mistake. This is a issue for IPF, so kernel
version is 2.4.18-e.40.
fix included in U6 beta
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
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if the solution does not work for you.