Bug 159618 - fc4t3 does not boot on Dell PowerEdge 2850
fc4t3 does not boot on Dell PowerEdge 2850
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-06-06 02:40 EDT by Brian Topping
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:20 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-30 00:41:47 EST
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Description Brian Topping 2005-06-06 02:40:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
I did an upgrade of a working fc3 on a Dell PowerEdge 2850.  On reboot, the machine hung while looking 
at the caching of hda, which is configured as a hardware RAID 5.  Thinking that the upgrade was faulty 
and that there was no important data on the machine, I did a fresh install.  After a clean format and install, 
the problem persisted.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install OS
2. Reboot
3.
  

Actual Results:  The machine hung.

Expected Results:  Something useful :-)

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-06-06 19:51:20 EDT
can you get the exact messages it hangs at ?
The last few lines of IDE messages are useful for debugging this.

There were also a whole bunch of IDE fixes after test3, so it could be that this
got fixed for the final release already.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2005-06-27 19:25:16 EDT
Mass update of -test bugs to update version to fc4.
(Please retest on final release, and report results if you have not already done
so).

Thanks.
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2005-09-30 03:14:04 EDT
Mass update to all FC4 bugs:

An update has been released (2.6.13-1.1526_FC4) which rebases to a new upstream
kernel (2.6.13.2). As there were ~3500 changes upstream between this and the
previous kernel, it's possible your bug has been fixed already.

Please retest with this update, and update this bug if necessary.

Thanks.
Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-11-10 15:22:43 EST
2.6.14-1.1637_FC4 has been released as an update for FC4.
Please retest with this update, as a large amount of code has been changed in
this release, which may have fixed your problem.

Thank you.

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