Bug 230869 - F7T2 libata null pointer kernel crash
F7T2 libata null pointer kernel crash
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 230318
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-03 19:50 EST by Andy Burns
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-03-07 14:33:50 EST
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2007-03-03 19:50 EST, Andy Burns
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Description Andy Burns 2007-03-03 19:50:05 EST
Description of problem:

Booting from live CD, kernel crashes during libata device probing

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from live CD
Actual results:

null pointer boom, see attached

Expected results:

Additional info:

machine is Dell D800 laptop, has run FC1/2/3/4/5/6 OK

disk devices present
PATA 2.5" hard drive
PATA DVD reader/CD rewriter
1GB lexar CF card in PCMCIA adapter
Comment 1 Andy Burns 2007-03-03 19:50:05 EST
Created attachment 149196 [details]
screen photo
Comment 2 Andy Burns 2007-03-03 20:16:39 EST
Turns out the offending drive is the CF in the PCMCIA adapter, removing that
allows booting, not yet tried hot-plugging it back in when F7 is running.
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2007-03-07 14:33:50 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 230318 ***

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