Bug 193928 - lockup during xen0 boot
lockup during xen0 boot
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel-xen (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2006-06-02 19:43 EDT by Kirk Franks
Modified: 2009-12-14 15:39 EST (History)
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Description Kirk Franks 2006-06-02 19:43:47 EDT
Description of problem:

During the booting of xen0, the kernel locks up with no apparent error message.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

xen.gz-2.6.16-1.2122_FC5

How reproducible:

very

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install zen
2. reboot
3.
  
Actual results:

lockup, this is seen on terminal server:

PCI: Bridge: 000:06:01.0
  IO window: disabled
  MEM window: disabled
  PREFETCH window: disabled
PCI: Bridgew: 0000:06:02.0
  IO window: disabled
  MEM window: disabled
  PREFETCH window: disabled
IA-32 Microcode Update Driver: v1.14-xen <tigran@veritas.com>
audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)
audit(1149271190:1): initialized
highmem bounce pool size: 64 pages
VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
SELinux: Registering netfilter hooks
Initializing Cryptographic API
ksign: Installing public key data
Loading keyring
- Added public key 43645308A4C9E5AD
- User ID: Red Hat, Inc. (Kernel Module GPC key)
io scheduler noop registered
io scheduler anticipatory registered
io scheduler deadline registered
io scheduler cfg registered (default)

Expected results:

system booted into xen

Additional info:

This is a Penguin Computing Altus 1300, an AMD64 2-processor system with 16GB
RAM & 2x120GB HD configured with FC5 and updated. I'm using this at Cisco for
server consolidation.

I changed grub.conf to run level 3, after seeing graphics boot hang.

I tried the console_sync trick, it didn't work. It consistently freezes at the
same point (see console messages above).

Thanks,
-Kirk Franks
 Cisco Systems
  kifranks@cisco.com
Comment 1 Stephen Tweedie 2007-03-16 11:09:34 EDT
Is this still reproducible on the latest stable release+updates?  Thanks.
Comment 2 Kirk Franks 2007-03-16 11:29:30 EDT
I've moved on to FC6 and don't see the problem. However there was a different
installation problem we found; we can't install FC6 on a machine with over 4GB
of RAM. I've switched to a smaller (RAM) machine and have been able to continue.
Has anyone else seen this? Is there a workaround?

Thanks,
-Kirk
Comment 3 Stephen Tweedie 2007-03-16 11:37:30 EDT
Do you mean you can't install FC-6 at all, even using the non-xen kernel?
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-24 21:31:48 EDT
change QA contact
Comment 5 Chris Lalancette 2008-02-26 18:10:03 EST
This report targets FC5, which is now end-of-life.

Please re-test against Fedora 7 or later, and if the issue persists, open a new bug.

Thanks

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