Bug 158204 - Installer hangs when loading sata_sil module
Installer hangs when loading sata_sil module
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: John W. Linville
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-05-19 11:47 EDT by David Milburn
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-27 10:38:49 EDT
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Description David Milburn 2005-05-19 11:47:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
The RHEL4 installation is hanging when installing to 
a ST3160827AS SATA drive connected to the Si3114 
controller. This problem has been reported against
FC3 (BZ 128180), customer can reproduce when in-
stalling the i686 version.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install i686 version

Actual Results:  Installation hangs.

Expected Results:  Installation should be successful to the SATA drive.

Additional info:

According to BZ 128180 Comment #57, some have
had success with  a 2.6.10-5 kernel.
Comment 1 John W. Linville 2005-05-25 16:24:49 EDT
What is the make/model of the drives in use? 
Also, please attach the output of running sysreport on the box in question 
(presuming that RHEL4 can be installed some other way or that some previous 
RHEL is already on the box). 
Comment 2 John W. Linville 2005-06-27 10:38:49 EDT
Closed due to lack of response...please reopen if/when requested information 
becomes available... 

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