Bug 125941 - Rebuilt kernel causes kernel panic: attempted to kill the idle task
Rebuilt kernel causes kernel panic: attempted to kill the idle task
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-06-14 09:32 EDT by Jan Newmarch
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-16 00:12:05 EDT
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Description Jan Newmarch 2004-06-14 09:32:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
Fedora core 2 installs and runs fine. Rebuilt the kernel using
/usr/src/linux-2.6.5/configs/kernel-2.6.5-i686.config. New kernel
causes Kernel panic: Atttempted to kill the idle task. 
Code: 31 02 f4 40 31 02 00 00 00 00 00 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 0c 00
Call trace 
  sys_fill_super
  get_sb_single
  do_kern_mount
  sys_fill_super
  kern_mount
  sysfs_init
  mnt_init
  vfs_cache_init
  filp_ctor
  filp_dtor
  start_kernel

Machine is Toshiba Tecra 9000 laptop. /proc/cpuinfo says
  processor       : 0
  vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
  cpu family      : 6
  model           : 9
  model name      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1400MHz


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.5-1.358

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.copied /usr/src/linux/configs/kernel-2.6.5-i686.config to
/usr/src/linux/.config
2.ran make menuconfig;make
3.copied to /boot
4.added new kernel to /boot/grub/grub/conf
5. rebooted and selected new kernel
    

Actual Results:  kernel panic

Expected Results:  normal boot

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-04-16 00:12:05 EDT
Fedora Core 2 has now reached end of life, and no further updates will be
provided by Red Hat.  The Fedora legacy project will be producing further kernel
updates for security problems only.

If this bug has not been fixed in the latest Fedora Core 2 update kernel, please
try to reproduce it under Fedora Core 3, and reopen if necessary, changing the
product version accordingly.

Thank you.

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