Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 383551
hpet_late_init panic on VIA Apollo CLE266
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:35 EDT
Intermittently (10-20%) when booting this VIA based thin client, panics very
early in hpet_late_init. nohpet seems to avoid the problem. Other
distributions are reportedly not seeing this issue, so this might be a
relatively new kernel bug.
Photo of panic
Created attachment 259061 [details]
davej suggested assigning this to tglx.
The code dump at the bottom of the page doesn't match the i586 kernel at all.
8d b4 26 00 00 00 00 is a NOP [leal 0(esi),esi]
> davej suggested assigning this to tglx.
/me grumbles :)
"Intermittently (10-20%) when booting this VIA based thin client, panics very
early in hpet_late_init."
Can you please provide the full boot log from one of the other (80-90%)
successful boots ?
Further it might be helpful, if you could capture the boot of a crash via serial
to the kernel command line and connect the box to a second one with a null
modem cable. On the second box please capture the output of the kernel.
I will have physical access to it again tomorrow.
More info is available in the newer bug, including full oops captures.
Why a NOP instruction could cause a divide error is a real mystery...
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 394981 ***