Bug 485330 - f9/f10/f11 kdelivecd: During formatting of harddrive system restarts or freezes
f9/f10/f11 kdelivecd: During formatting of harddrive system restarts or freezes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2009-02-12 17:13 EST by anenokoji
Modified: 2018-02-26 12:46 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:54:36 EST
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Description anenokoji 2009-02-12 17:13:09 EST
Description of problem:  During formatting of harddrives machine either freezes(unable to access alternate tty or move mouse) or restarts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kde-live versions of: F9 x86, F10 x86_64, F11 Alpha x86_64

How reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot to kde-live cd
2. Start the live install
3. For formatting the drives(I have two):
I deleted the LVM.  Selected 3 partitions on a 250gb drive, all ext3 and encrypted: /; /boot; /home
The second harddrive was formatted as one partition 
Actual results:  This repro's every time.  Usually on the formatting of /home.  During the F11 install it made it past /home and started on the 2nd harddrive where it failed.

Expected results:  The format should have completed successfully and the install should have proceeded.  Or, if there was an error I would not expect the machine to lock up or completely restart.

Additional info:  Hardware:
Tyan s2892 motherboard - Nforce Pro 2200 chipset.
Dual Opteron 256s
4gb DDR Registered ECC Ram
1 250gb sata HD
1 500gb sata HD

I'm going to try additional distros tonight and get you dmesg and lspci output.
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2009-02-18 00:28:07 EST
We still need the output of lspci -vnn and the output of the dmesg command after booting (as attachments, not as comments.)
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 04:50:44 EST
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 02:54:36 EST
Fedora 10 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-12-17. Fedora 10 is 
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Comment 4 anenokoji 2017-08-28 07:58:54 EDT
closing. getting annoyed with emails
Comment 5 anenokoji 2018-02-26 12:46:55 EST
removing need info.

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