Bug 15878 - kernel panic at boot
kernel panic at boot
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16229
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Need Real Name
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Reported: 2000-08-09 14:23 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-14 15:56:20 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-09 14:23:05 EDT
I have a AMD duron processor which is recognize as an atlhon (I think the 
problem comes from here).
At the very begining of boot i get a kernel panic after the following 
message :
Disabling CPUID serial number ... general protection fault 0000

then comes the register and stack status
and Kernel panic : attempted to kill the idle task
in swapper task not syncing

Well is there a solution ? or any new distrib that might solve the 
problem ?

If you need more information like exact stack and register status, don't 
hesitate to contact me.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-09 16:51:48 EDT
*** Bug 15879 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Carl Mes 2000-08-10 07:55:33 EDT
I have exactly the same problem, booting either from floppy or HDD.

Machine config:
- Athlon 800 SocketA (Thunderbird) on an Asus A7V motherboard.
- Duron 600 SocketA on a Gigabyte GA-7ZM motherboard.

Both these machines use the VIA KT-133 chipset

If I bring the boot disk in to work, it boots perfectly on an older Athlon 750 
(Slot config) as well as the other intel systems we have here.

Comment 3 Glen Foster 2000-08-14 15:56:18 EDT
Erm, uh... I need to re-assign this to a Red Hat employee.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-15 12:00:24 EDT
coalescing all these in one place

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16229 ***

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