Bug 58859 - kernel panics during setup as soon as setup mode is selected
kernel panics during setup as soon as setup mode is selected
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-01-25 17:10 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-02-08 16:58:03 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-01-25 17:10:18 EST
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Description of problem:
Hi, when I try to install RH 7.2 (2.4.7-10) from CDROM, immediately after
selecting setup mode (lowres, rescue, expert...) I get the error: "<0>kernel
panic: Attempted to kill init!"
Note that I have AMD XP 1600+, ABIT KR7A-R Raid VIA KT266A DDRam ATA 133 and 
256 MB DDRAM. Moreover, the HDD which I'm
trying to install OS into, already contains RH 7.2 (which I'm going to

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from CDROM
2.select whatever setup mode
3.wait 3 seconds

Additional info:
Comment 1 Montana Harkin 2002-02-08 16:57:58 EST
A work around is to disable the RAID in the bios, i believe that the kernel is 
panicing on the new ata133 raid chip.

if you diable the chip, kernel werks fine,

montana harkin

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