Bug 45425 - Linux Install bug
Linux Install bug
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
high Severity medium
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-21 15:12 EDT by taro
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-06 09:56:53 EDT
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the oops code that uis given (960 bytes, text/plain)
2001-06-21 15:40 EDT, taro
no flags Details

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Description taro 2001-06-21 15:12:39 EDT
Description of Problem:
the problem  is that when i try to install linux it begins to format but 
then locks up. and it gives me some kind of oops code.

How Reproducible:
everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1. select all the defaults on the hardware selecting screens
2. select workstation install
3. Try to get the files to write to the hard drive

Actual Results:
the results are nothing it just locks up at the formating screen.

Expected Results:
linux to be able to install on my pc

Additional Information:
i have had problems installing v6.2 on my pc because of it's AMD chip. It 
is also a epox board if that has anything to do with it.
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-06-21 15:16:11 EDT
Some more information about the Oops message is essential.  Also, try pressing
<Ctrl><Alt><F4> and see if there are any error messages there.  The Oops error
messages usually means that the kernel is having problems somewhere.
Comment 2 taro 2001-06-21 15:40:35 EDT
Created attachment 21486 [details]
the oops code that uis given
Comment 3 taro 2001-06-21 18:42:06 EDT
The Oops code is 0000 thats all the information (See attachemnt) displayed. I 
tried the alt f3 and alt f4 with the support rep and in every case the only 
thing displayed was information in the attachement.
Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-06-21 20:04:06 EDT
Changing component to the kernel.
Comment 5 Arjan van de Ven 2001-06-21 20:15:44 EDT
"epox board", iirc that has a VIA chipset 
could you try "ide=nodma" on the syslinux/lilo prompt to see if
disabling IDE works around the problem
Comment 6 taro 2001-06-21 21:16:16 EDT
the linux support rep had me try ide=nodma with no change in the result.
Comment 7 Alan Cox 2003-06-06 09:56:53 EDT
Closing: old bug that appears to be the old via chipset hardware problem newer
Linux works around

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