Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52972
[nodma] 7.2 RC2 installation pauses at bluescreen for 20min after loading aic7xxx
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:36:47 EDT
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert 7.2 RC2 CD1 in CD-ROM of IBM xSeries 220
2.Press 'enter' to install.
Actual Results: Installer pauses at bluescreen after loading the aic7xxx
driver. Installation will proceed after 20 minutes.
Expected Results: Installation proceeds immediately.
Red Hat Linux 7.1 works fine.
Also seen with RC1.
Workaround: install with parameter "linux ide=nodma"
or use a different CD-ROM
Contents of /proc/ide/hda/model: CRD-8480C
Argh. Portions of the "don't do DMA" code were disabled in the installer kernel
for size requirements; fixed.