Bug 22333 - Linux crashes while booting
Linux crashes while booting
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-15 02:29 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-09 10:51:40 EDT
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It is a snapshot of the crash (stack trace) (80.91 KB, image/gif)
2000-12-16 14:37 EST, Need Real Name
no flags Details
Decoded oops info (1.70 KB, text/plain)
2000-12-18 12:27 EST, Bill Nottingham
no flags Details

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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-15 02:29:27 EST
When Linux 7.0 boots (on an Intel PIII 450Mhz) it crashes in the phases
'Checking for module dependencies' or 'Checking for new hardware'.

I get something like:
Ooop: 0000
CPU: 0
EIP: 0010: [<c013253e>]
EFLAGS: 00010283
eax:....
....
Process kudzu (pid: 163, process nr:9, stack page=c7ab1000)..
....

It doesn't happen 100% of the time. Once, Linux just froze while 'kupdate'
was running in the background and the boot phase went ok.

I was using RedHat 6.2 with absolutely no problem and the update showed
this problem so I thought it was because of the update. So I wiped out
everything and installed it from scratch and still has the same problem.

My config is Intel PIII 450Mhz, 128Mo Mem, Ultra Viper TNT2 32Mo
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-15 08:49:03 EST
Can you post the 'Call Trace:' portion of the oops as well?

Are you running the default shipped-with-7.0 kernel?
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2000-12-15 11:15:40 EST
I'll try to reproduce it. Is there an easy way to copy the trace (can I find it
dumped into a file ?) or do I have to copy it by hand ?

I have downloaded the 2 iso files from RedHat ftp site and burned them on 2
CD-R. That's what I have installed with 0 modifications.

Thanks
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2000-12-16 14:37:56 EST
Created attachment 6515 [details]
It is a snapshot of the crash (stack trace)
Comment 4 Need Real Name 2000-12-16 14:39:08 EST
I have just uploaded a snapshot that shows the crash of the kernel when it 
boots. I hope it contains the information that you need

Thanks
Yan
Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-18 12:27:19 EST
OK, attached is the decoded oops info for the kernel. It's
a rather odd place to be crashing, it appears.
Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2000-12-18 12:27:50 EST
Created attachment 6536 [details]
Decoded oops info
Comment 7 Alan Cox 2003-06-09 10:51:40 EDT
Bug against old 2.2 kernel tree. This bug contains no information which is
useful to us now so I am closing it

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