Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 465635
Fedora won't boot after install on Athlon 64
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:30:30 EST
Description of problem:
Ater Installing the Beta of Fodora 10 I rebooted the system. At first it seemed to work, but than during the boot process I got plenty of ugly messages. Saying the file system (ext3) is buggy.
I tried to reinstall using (ext2) => delted partition, created new one and formated it as ext2 using the installers window (customized layout).
I checked the DVD medium after boot. It said the DVD was ok!
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Beta 10 x86_64. I think it was dated 30. September.
Too often :o(
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Durn DVD image of Fedora 10 x86_64 Beta on DVD
3. Install on Harddisk using costumized layout (no automatic partitioning)
Hangs during boot process putting out many ugly messages
Boot and have fun with Fedora 10 :o)
we really need to know what those ugly messages are in order to diagnose this.
could you perhaps take a photograph of them ?
I could look for the last messages which were put out, but probably those are only "second errors" which were probably caused by the first one.
I only know that it said something about file system errors.
I would need to install FC 10 again to reproduce it.
The idea with the photo is not bad. Is there something else I can do?
I wonder if your custom partitioning is confusing something.
Can you describe what you did in more detail?
I just have some parallel fedora installations on the disk on other partitions. I also have a home directory which I mount, so I can use my data also on the next linux version.
This is the reason why I don't want the disk to be completely erased.
But for the partition I already tried different things:
a.) just format the partition as ext3 and install afterwards
b.) delete the partition and format it afterwards as ext3 and install on it
c.) delete the partition and format it afterwards as ext2 and install on it
none of these worked. This means the installation completed and asked me to reboot, but then I got the error messages.
I took photos of the screen unfortunately it scrolls very fast, when this happens and I need to download the pix from my camera first.
It says something like:
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit line 22: 3317 getötet
I am not quite sure if it was line 22, its a little bit shaked. "getötet" means "killed".
: command not found0:
/bin/shown: line 261: *ColorSepScreenAngle: command not found
: command not found2:
/bin/shown: line 263: *ColorSepScreenAngle: command not found
: command not found4:
/bin/shown: line 265: *ColorSepScreenAngle: command not found
: command not found6:
/bin/shown: line 267: *ColorSepScreenAngle: command not found
BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000080
IP: [<ffffffff812a4f49>] dm_merge_bvec+0x96/0d4
PGD: 3d4f0067 PUD 3d4b1067 PMD 3d4a2067 PTE 0
Oops: 0000  SMP DEBUG_PAGEALLOC
Modules linked in: dm_multipath ppdev snd_via82xx gameport snd_seq_dummy_floppy
... a list of some more modules follows and than ...
Pid: 3347, comm: rc.sysinit Tainted: G D 2.6.27-0.352.rc7.glt1.fc10.x86_64
Somewhere else it reads:
/etc/rc [something I cant read than] rc.sysinit: line 605: /sbin/reboot/: cannot execute binary file
Root-Dateisystem mit Schreib- und Lese[something I can't read] einhängen EXT3-fs warning: mounting fs with errors, running e2fsck is recommended
[In the following line I coulud only sopt a] "dm-5): bad directory entry"
Please note that I did an e2fsck on the directory. It returned almost instantly without giving any error messages (e2fsck /dev/sda6)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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