Bug 159366 - installer hangs when loading sata_nv module
installer hangs when loading sata_nv module
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: David Milburn
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-06-01 19:29 EDT by brian atkisson
Modified: 2009-07-30 15:00 EDT (History)
6 users (show)

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Description brian atkisson 2005-06-01 19:29:50 EDT
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Description of problem:
The RHEL installer hangs when loading sata_nv module on an ASUS K8N-DL motherboard (NVidia nForce 4 Professional chipset).  There seems to be a kernel bug with 2.6 and this module (http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3352).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot RHEL installer
2.load sata_nv module

Actual Results:  installer never moves on from "loading sata_nv" module screen

Additional info:
Comment 2 Stan Stead 2005-06-27 12:54:10 EDT
Occurs with FC4-i386 and FC3-x86-64
Comment 3 Douglas Kilpatrick 2005-07-01 00:07:01 EDT
Occurred for me with FC4-x86-64 
Comment 4 David Milburn 2009-07-30 15:00:44 EDT
I have installed RHEL4 U8 to a NFORCE-CK804 platform and experienced no 
problems with the sata_nv module, please re-open if reproducible on RHEL4 U8.

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