Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 420031
hp6510b kernel panic when lid closed
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:29:15 EST
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Description of problem:
when I close my laptop lid when X server is up.. computer crashes.. Thats also in GDM.. and also after booting my kernel in scripts startup section. I ve booted without rhgb and it is the same (the little difference is that i have to press it more times and faster than in X).
Ive tried development kernel (2.6.24-0.79.rc4.git5.fc9) and it is the same as in my stable one (126.96.36.199-63.fc8).. so i tried CentOS (5.1) which is based on your RHEL with kernel 2.6.18-53 and thats working fine no lockups when starting neither in X..
The message written out to console looks like this:
this part is almost every time different:
Process Swapper (PID:0,ThredINFO ffff81003f24e000,task ffff81003f24c000,stack: ffff81003f3f7968 ffff81003f24c0000 and so on...
I have also seen:
process MultiPath.Stati(PID:1598,threadinfo....... and so on)
I think this depends on time when it is done..
the bottom is the same all the time
Call trace: Bad Rip Value
RIP [<000000000000000000 I dont know how much of zeroes :)00>]
RSP <0000000000000000000 the same as above>
Kernel Panic - Not Syncing: Attempted to kill idle task
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just pushing the lid button once in X or several times in text mode
I can suspend my notebook from X and then close the lid. It is new bug because of that centOS with older kernel. I can try to install older kernel and I will see.. I will post a message later on.
I have forgotten my machine specs:
We need to see the entire message when it crashes. Try booting in 50-line mode
9add kernel option 'vga=1') and taking a digital picture of the screen and
i did as you had told me before but 50 line mode is only while kernel is
booting. In the scripts part there is again normal font.. I have also tried the
XEN kernel .. and.. voila.. everything is ok
pictures of my faults are included..
XEN-kernel version is 2.6.21-2952.fc8xen
i'll try to switch font in script-faze of boot and attach more pictures
Created attachment 290004 [details]
kernel panic screen picz
Created attachment 290549 [details]
whole error message pictures //smaller font
I am having a similar problem with HP Compaq 6710b. (fc8-64, all kernels).
However, my computer doesn't always crash, in some cases only the terminal
keyboard seem to be disfunctional after the lid is reopened, (USB-) mouse and
terminal screen continue to function as well as remote logging with or without
X. This seem to happen most times when user is logged in and the screensaver is
active when the lid is being closed.
In many cases, however, the computer halts altogether. Something wrong with the
keyboard (including lid sensor) management?
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