Bug 129157 - Kernel very unstable (cant reboot;cant build ntfs module)
Summary: Kernel very unstable (cant reboot;cant build ntfs module)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-08-04 15:45 UTC by drago01
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-04 16:38:42 UTC
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The errormessages form /var/log/messages (2.64 KB, text/plain)
2004-08-04 15:48 UTC, drago01
no flags Details

Description drago01 2004-08-04 15:45:12 UTC
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Description of problem:
I installed the new kernel today via up2date.
After rebooting into the new kernel everything seems fine.
Then i have build a ntfs module with this scripts:
http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/rpm/build.html (i used the 2.6  one
with kernel-sourcecode 2.6.7-1.494.2.2.noarch ) 
After installing and loading it i wanted to reboot.
I typed the command reboot. It said System is goinig down for reboot
bla bla .... 
but nothing happend. Then i have rebooted with init 6 (it stoppend
while showing Preparing System for Reboot). Than i used the reset switch.
after booting i was'nt able to mount my ntfs volume.
I looked into /var/log/messages and found some errors (see attachment).
I have also installed the nvidia driver and it worked fine.
Acpi is on.
I have a AMD 2800 (Barton) and an MSI MB with a VIA chip.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
see description 

Actual Results:  I am unable to reboot without pressing the reset switch.
I can't build a working ntfsmodule.

Expected Results:  The system should reboot normaly.
The kernel should be able to mount an ntfsfs after building and
loading the ntfs module 

Additional info:

Comment 1 drago01 2004-08-04 15:48:44 UTC
Created attachment 102421 [details]
The errormessages form /var/log/messages

Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2004-08-04 15:58:22 UTC
from that page:
" Note: If you are using Fedora 2, then these instructions won't work
for you. I shall try and write some before Fedora 2 is released. "

he's right, those instructions are entirely wrong for the FC2 kernel.

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2004-08-04 15:59:08 UTC
also you're using the nvidia module.... 

Comment 4 drago01 2004-08-04 16:18:21 UTC
After uninstalling the ntfs module the and removing pci=usepirqmask
form grub the reboot workes fine

Comment 5 drago01 2004-08-04 16:33:32 UTC
From the site:
" Now, download the build script: (either build-2.4 for RedHat and Fedora 
1 kernels, or build-2.6 for >>>Fedora 2 kernels<<<) and the RPM spec

Comment 6 Arjan van de Ven 2004-08-04 16:34:33 UTC
the script is really broken though.... and indeed will not result in
working modules (only sometimes by pure luck maybe)

Comment 7 drago01 2004-08-04 16:38:42 UTC
Ok than i have to wait until the there is a precompiled rpm.

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