Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 487441
Kernel panic on boot when PNY 6200 GeForce 6 (nvidia) graphics card enabled
Last modified: 2009-12-18 03:03:18 EST
Description of problem:
Fedora 10 installed and working with on-board graphics card. Installed PNY card and enable through BIOS. Boot of exits with last line "Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time with the new card enabled
Steps to Reproduce:
Boot to Fedora-10
BIOS at 1.11 or upgraded to latest 1.14
onboard Intel graphics (run as vesa at present)
PNY 6200 GeForce 6 (nvidia), PCI interface
Boot does not reach the Fedora-10 new graphics boot.
Removing "quiet" from the kernel boot provide more information,
showing 100+ lines before they disappear because the kernel then
displays several backtraces, the last is for swapper which says:
BUG: scheduling while atomic: swapper/1/0x10000001
Modules linked in:
PID: 1, comm: swapper Tainted: G D 184.108.40.206-170.2.24.fc10.i686 #1
[<c0406f63>] ? do_softirq+0xbe/0xdb
[<c0404cd7>] ? restore_nocheck_notrace+0x0/0xe
[<c040590b>] ? kernel_thread_helper+0x7/0x10
I have not found a log file in which this information is logged, so it is entered from reading the screen.
The AGP slot was empty. I have since obtained an AGP card, with both the PCI card and the AGP card installed, either of the cards functions correctly. The problem seems to be the presence of PCI graphics card without an AGP card installed.
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