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Bug 130578 - (Bill) Kernel Panic - Attempted to kill init!
Kernel Panic - Attempted to kill init!
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
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Reported: 2004-08-22 02:22 EDT by Bill
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-23 23:25:32 EDT
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Description Bill 2004-08-22 02:22:20 EDT
Description of problem:
After installing RH9, kernel panics and stops, just after GRUB.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Red Hat 9

How reproducible:
Have re-installed RH9 on 2 identical computers, with same results.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH9, Fine.
2. Reboot.
3. Just after Grub, system stops.
Actual results:
Error Codes on screen

Expected results:
Should boot system.

Additional info:
Following ->
Comment 1 Bill 2004-08-22 02:44:02 EDT
Linux 9 Install trouble free - Fails on booting for first time.

Computer Is 2.4Ghz Celeron -Asrock Motherboard
512Meg RAM
80Gig Drive
NIVRA TNT2 Video Card

Error Code on Screen

*pde= 0000000
Oops: 0000
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<c010ab2c>] Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00010002
EIP is at disabled_irq [kernel] 0x4c (2.4.20-6)

Call Trace:[<c01bd14c>] probe_hwif [kernel] 0x27c

ideprode init [kernel] 0xb8
init [kernel] 0x13
init [kernel] 0x0
kernel_thread_helper [kernel] 0x5
Code: ff 50 10 eb d0 eb 0d 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90
<0> Kernel panic Attempted to kill init!
Comment 2 Krishna Kumar 2004-10-03 01:36:34 EDT
Is this a VIA PT 800 or 880 chipset?
See also: http://forums.viaarena.com/messageview.cfm?

Can somebody from Red Hat comment whether the VIA 800 is supported 
and if not, any workarounds to get the damn OS to run?

God, I would anyday shell out $300 for XP Pro to avoid all this mess 
but unfortunately am forced to run this godforsaken operating system 
Comment 3 Krishna Kumar 2004-10-03 14:25:20 EDT
Fedora Core 2 doesnt show the problem.

Moving over to Fedora now...
Hope my kernel apps continue to work on it...

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