Bug 232360 - Installation does not find the hard drive
Installation does not find the hard drive
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-14 19:34 EDT by Pete Zaitcev
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-23 12:31:24 EDT
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dmesg (16.00 KB, text/plain)
2007-03-14 19:36 EDT, Pete Zaitcev
no flags Details
dmesg FC6 (16.00 KB, text/plain)
2007-03-15 01:58 EDT, Pete Zaitcev
no flags Details
/proc/interrupts FC6 (616 bytes, text/plain)
2007-03-15 01:59 EDT, Pete Zaitcev
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Description Pete Zaitcev 2007-03-14 19:34:01 EDT
Description of problem:

When installing FC7T2 on Inspiron 1501, hard drive is not found.

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

Linux version 2.6.20-1.2949.fc7 (brewbuilder@hs20-bc2-2.build.redhat.com) (gcc
version 4.1.2 20070222 (Red Hat 4.1.2-3)) #1 SMP Mon Feb 26 18:33:03 EST 2007

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to install FC7T2
Actual results:

No hard drive is visible.

Expected results:

Hard drive present (as sda)

Additional info:

I find it odd that nobody has reported this. I have not just searched,
but reviewed all kernel bugs in Rawhide.

I'm going to attach dmesg. It contains some suspicious timeouts...

I have no idea if the hard drive is. Vista works fine on this box,
maybe I can ask it?
Comment 1 Pete Zaitcev 2007-03-14 19:36:55 EDT
Created attachment 150102 [details]
Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2007-03-15 01:58:53 EDT
Created attachment 150108 [details]
dmesg FC6
Comment 3 Pete Zaitcev 2007-03-15 01:59:54 EDT
Created attachment 150109 [details]
/proc/interrupts FC6
Comment 4 Pete Zaitcev 2007-03-15 12:27:29 EDT
This appears to be an MSI issue. Booting with pci=nomsi fixes the problem.
Comment 5 Dave Jones 2007-04-23 12:31:24 EDT
we now default to msi off by default (users who want it can boot with pci=msi)
It seems to cause more problems than its worth to have it on by default right now.

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