Bug 32177 - System hang when installing ldconfig
System hang when installing ldconfig
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.2
sparc Linux
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Assigned To: Pete Zaitcev
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Reported: 2001-03-18 19:50 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-31 22:03:38 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-03-18 19:50:07 EST
I am trying to install Linux on my old SUN Sparc Station II, as soon the installer reached the point of installing ldconfig the system give 
the following message " Illegal function Watchdog reset" and the system has to be reboot.
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2001-03-19 05:50:18 EST
This definitely is not a ldconfig error, instead it is either a kernel bug
on sun4c or perhaps some hardware issues.
Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2001-03-26 17:55:51 EST
We never supported sun4c.

Before I close this as "WONTFIX", may I have
an output of OBP words ".locals" ".registers" "ctrace"?
I am curious, what is broken... I strongly suspect
hardware, but who knows.
Comment 3 Pete Zaitcev 2001-03-31 22:03:34 EST
OK, a correction... We did support sun4c in ancient revisions,
and stopped it in 6.x.
Comment 4 Pete Zaitcev 2001-06-25 16:28:53 EDT
It really pains me to admit that, but I basically have
no time to investigate this properly. Unless the requestor
escalates the problem and makes sure the hardware is in
good order, I cannot help. Sorry.

-- Pete

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