Bug 58240 - Sony laptop crashes with kernel panic after succeseful installation
Sony laptop crashes with kernel panic after succeseful installation
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 55040
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
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Reported: 2002-01-11 11:25 EST by Igor
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-11 12:12:07 EST
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Description Igor 2002-01-11 11:25:15 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.72 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.14-5.0 i686)

Description of problem:
Sony_Vaio_PCG-FXA32 laptop crashes with kernel panic after succeseful
installation. Please see the above URL for detailed description.
Additional info you can find here too http://www.litzinger.com/fxa32.html

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. get Sony_Vaio_PCG-FXA32
2. install RH7.2
3. reboot the system

Actual Results:  system crashes with kernel panic

Expected Results:  system should boot without a hitch

Additional info:

please read the detailed report here 
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-01-11 12:07:43 EST
4Suite is a set of python tools and libraries for XML handling, and didn't crash
your laptop.

Refiling against the kernel.
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2002-01-11 12:12:01 EST
Oh the bios noathlon bug :(
Yes you have to install the i686 kernel on machines with a buggy bios that leave
the chipset in a debug state where it can't handle hard work.
(and then still heavy activity such as 3D can kill the box)

We're working on a kernel that fixus up after the bios and disables the chipset
debug mode.
Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2002-01-18 13:50:32 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 55040 ***

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