Bug 54907 - kernel panic when starting init scripts on sony vaio pcg-fx301
kernel panic when starting init scripts on sony vaio pcg-fx301
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-10-22 19:02 EDT by Bernd
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-23 13:01:01 EDT
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Description Bernd 2001-10-22 19:02:14 EDT
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Description of problem:
After successfully installing RH7.2 on a vaio notebook the system does not
boot any more.  the problem occurs after the first print statements of the
rc.sysinit script.  the attempt to find the error using echo statements in
the rc.sysinit script was not successful.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install on a sony-vaio pcg-fx301 (expert, laptop)
2. boot after successfull installation
3. get the kernel panic

Actual Results:  kernel panic - keyboard not working

Expected Results:  normal boot - starting init scripts

Additional info:

I tried to disable apm using apm=off in lilo.conf with no success.

after installing a patched kernel 2.4.10 (ext3 support added), which was
compiled on a RH 7.1 system everything is working OK.
Comment 1 Bernd 2001-10-23 13:00:55 EDT
no more problems after the kernel update to 2.4.9-7
Comment 2 Ben Greear 2001-11-03 15:52:33 EST
For what it's worth, I also get panics on a VAIO fx210.

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