Bug 19052 - Shutdown or Reboot from GNOME--Kernel Panic
Summary: Shutdown or Reboot from GNOME--Kernel Panic
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Dale Lovelace
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-10-13 14:39 UTC by adam_espeseth
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-17 16:02:03 UTC
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Description adam_espeseth 2000-10-13 14:39:00 UTC
I've upgraded to Redhat 7 recently (from 6.2 and then 6.1).  When I 
select "Halt" or "Reboot" from the GNOME log off menu (while logged in as 
root), all processes will shut down and the kernel will panic 
saying "attempted to kill the idle task".  "Shutdown -r now" 
and "shutdown -h now" work fine though.

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-10-17 16:01:59 UTC
Please provide the Oops information that appears before the 'killing idle task'
message. That is the important bit

(moved to kernel, gnome cannot cause a crash unless the kernel is buggy...)

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-11-28 17:30:47 UTC
No reply in over a month, assuming APM/BIOS problem.

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