Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56614
Installer hangs when loading aic7xxx module
Last modified: 2007-03-26 23:50:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I install Redhat 7.2 to my system ( runinng 2xPII450, Intel 440gx ,
AIC 7896, 1 GB RAM), it hangs, The problem like Install RH7.1, I have try
dledford's instrustion, it can't work too
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.bootup with cd rom
3.it hangs on loading AIC7xxx modules
Actual Results: SCSI time out
Did using the "apic" option work ?
Most implementations using the 440GX chipset require the "apic"
option to function correctly. When this is the case, providing
DMI information to Red Hat as documented below may allow us to
automate that setting in the future.
On some systems, the "apic" boot flag may not work. Unfortunately,
because of Intel Proprietary information, these platforms are not
supported at this time.
 wget http://people.redhat.com/arjanv/dmidecode.c
gcc dmidecode.c -o dmidecode
./dmidecode | \
mail -s 'requires apic option to install' firstname.lastname@example.org