Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 130478
kernel 2.6.8-1.521 locks at detecting new hardware
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:09:03 EST
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Description of problem:
Upon updating to the latest stable FC2 kernel (2.6.8-1.521) both the
UP and SMP kernels lock at "Detecting new Hardware". The system is a
Dell Precision 670 workstation with dual Xeon processors, 160 Gig SATA
drive and 1 Gig. of DDR 400 memory.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade to new kernel
2. Reboot machine.
3. System stops at "Detecting New Hardware"
Actual Results: System never completes the boot process
Expected Results: System should boot
Dell Precision 670 Workstation with SATA hard drive.
does your machine have a firewire controller ?
No firewall controller
I am seeing this on my system. Boots fine if I disable onboard
firewire controller. The firewire controller on my audio card doesn't
seem to be a problem.
Asus P4C800-E Dlx mbd
4x512 Geil PC3200
eVGA GeforceFX 5900 128
SB Audigy Gamer
WD 40G ATA hdd
Seagate 80G SATA hdd
Toshiba DVD drive
PS/2 mouse and keyboard
Same here, my machine was stopping at "probing for hardware" with the
2.6.8-1.521smp or 2.6.8-1.521 kernels.. I disabled onboard IEEE and it
boots fine. I also have a PCI IEEE card , but it's enabled and shows
up in the hardware browser.
Asus P4C800 Deluxe
Sapphire ATI 9600xt
AC'97 Audio Controller
SB Live! EMU10k1
mass update for old bugs:
Is this still a problem with the 2.6.9 based update kernel ?
No longer an issue with the 2.6.9 series kernels
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.