Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 186596
"nobody cared" oops on irq 6
Last modified: 2016-02-09 20:32:38 EST
Description of problem:
Kernel gets an "irq6: nobody cared" oops during startup.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot the machine
See "Disabling IRQ #6" right afer "starting udev"
This is a Toshiba Satellite laptop.
I tried booting with irqpoll as suggested by the oops text. It didn't make any
I will attach lspci and dmesg output.
Created attachment 126649 [details]
Created attachment 126650 [details]
A new kernel update has been released (Version: 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5)
based upon a new upstream kernel release.
Please retest against this new kernel, as a large number of patches
go into each upstream release, possibly including changes that
may address this problem.
This bug has been placed in NEEDINFO state.
Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, if this bug is
still in this state in two weeks time, it will be closed.
Should this bug still be relevant after this period, the reporter
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comment to the bug.
In the last few updates, some users upgrading from FC4->FC5
have reported that installing a kernel update has left their
systems unbootable. If you have been affected by this problem
please check you only have one version of device-mapper & lvm2
installed. See bug 207474 for further details.
If this bug is a problem preventing you from installing the
release this version is filed against, please see bug 169613.
If this bug has been fixed, but you are now experiencing a different
problem, please file a separate bug for the new problem.
I am running FC6 on this system now, and I do not see this oops.