Description of problem:
When trying to install on a Dell Optiplex 960, I always get a kernel panic during the package installation phase. Watching the vt3 output, I see (transcribed):
INFO : preparing to install packages
WARNING : /usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py:541: GtkWarning: gtk_progress_set_percentage: assertion `percentage >= 0 && percentage <= 1.0' failed self.progress.set_fraction (newval)
BUG: NMI Watchdog detected LOCKUP on CPU0, ip 7fcd8454eec7, registers:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt an installation from DVD on affected machine
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Does passing nmi_watchdog=0 make the installation pass?
(In reply to comment #3)
> Does passing nmi_watchdog=0 make the installation pass?
Yes, the minimal installation just finished.
I'll test a full development workstation load next.
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 574570 ***