Bug 49174 - dma: anaconda stops after /sbin/loader (CRD-8400B)
Summary: dma: anaconda stops after /sbin/loader (CRD-8400B)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-07-16 15:29 UTC by giulioo
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:34 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-18 09:42:12 UTC
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Description giulioo 2001-07-16 15:29:18 UTC
Description of problem:
anaconda stops after /sbin/loader. I tried: nofb, text, text updates
all the same, after /sbin/loader a blue screen comes up and all stops 

How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce: 1. boot the cd
Actual Results:  Hang after /sbin/loader
Expected Results:  Go on with install

Additional info:
Hardware: http://www.beta.redhat.com/betahardware.cgi?action=form&id=6
with a cdrom in place of cdrw, as cdrw cannot cope with the kind of media 
the beta cds are made with.
HD=hda, cdrom=hdb, on the same 80 wires ata cable

ALT-FX, CTRL+ALT-FX do not work deterministically, but after playing for 
sometime the vt screen came up: 
timeout waiting for dma
blah blah dma supported_func: 14
Don't remember exactly the message because I rebooted and could not make 
the vt screen to appear anymore.

cdrom model as shown by BIOS boot-up screen: CRD-8400B

BTW, the cdrw model is PCRW804

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-16 16:10:31 UTC
Brent is this a candidate for the nodma option?

Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-07-16 18:55:48 UTC
This defect considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax gold-release.

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2001-07-18 09:42:08 UTC
CRD-8400B has recently been added to the "known bad DMA list", you
can force this by using "ide=nodma" on the commandline.

Comment 4 Arjan van de Ven 2001-08-07 21:34:29 UTC
Closing as "fixed in rawhide" as the entry is now in the rawhide kernel.

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