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Description of problem:
The last two releases of Kernel patches ( https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-016.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-504.html ) causes the system to hang/panic/unbootable during dce install, system reboot. Till kernel patch# e.47 (https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-327.html ), everything worked fine. This problem occurs from pathch e.52 onwards.
This dce is based on Jim Doyle's http://www.bu.edu/~jrd/FreeDCE/ (the link no longer is there).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install the dce.rpm file
Actual Results: The system hangs.
Expected Results: The rpm should have been installed and the dce sevices started.
When the dce rpm is installed, the systems hangs while installing. Initial investigations have shown that after dce.rpm package installation while starting the dce services which is done automatically, this problem occurs. It then becomes unbootable. It needs to be booted in single user mode, the dce rpm is removed and then once again the system is booted.
Apprently, from the assoicated IT, #68761 says that this patch works.
We are seeing the same problem with kernel e.52 and e.56 when the HP OpenView
Agent is installed and trys to install the DCE rpm, the kernel panics and
cannot be rebooted in the new kernel until the rpm is removed. We have opened
a case with the HP Linux support: 3210628024 and with HP OpenView support:
It's going into the next errata build.
A fix for this has been committed to the RHEL2.1 source tree for inclusion in
the next security errata.
An advisory 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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.