Bug 233786 - Booting stalls on loading ata_generic.
Booting stalls on loading ata_generic.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-03-24 20:17 EDT by Ahmed G.
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-04-23 18:37:08 EDT
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Description Ahmed G. 2007-03-24 20:17:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
When starting the system using kernel-2.6.20-1.3017.fc7 the system stalls with the loading ata_generic.ko. This happened with the 3003 kernel as well. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.6.20-1.3017.fc7

How reproducible:
Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Turn on your computer.
2.When you get to the grub selection choose the kernel-2.6.20-1.3017.fc7 option.
3.watch until you get the error.

Actual Results:
The start up stopped at the loading ata_generic.ko message.

Expected Results:
The system should have taken me to the gdm login screen.

Additional info:
I don't have any outpout, since I cant copy/paste the boot up process.
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2007-04-23 12:38:20 EDT
ata_generic should only be loaded as a last resort if no other driver matches
your hardware.  Can you attach the output of lspci -n please ?
Comment 2 Ahmed G. 2007-04-23 18:37:08 EDT
This bug is now no longer what is happening, I have posted another report (the
problems seem slightly different to me). I guess this can be closed. Just to
clarify the ata_generic.ko error does not seem to be coming up anymore.

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