Bug 32086 - Install (kernel) hangs on WP bit supervisor mode test
Install (kernel) hangs on WP bit supervisor mode test
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-03-17 12:17 EST by Dennis Lundkvist
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-17 12:17:50 EST
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Description Dennis Lundkvist 2001-03-17 12:17:46 EST
Trying to install, but the kernel freezes on the honor WP bit in 
supervisor mode test during boot.

Probably related to bug 29032...
I'm running a 486DX2 however.

Reproducible: Always
Actual Results:  Total hang.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-03-17 12:56:43 EST
This is a known bug. A fix for a SMP race accidentally broke 486 and Cyrix
CPU's. A fixed kernel is available in rawhide.

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