Bug 618075 - RHEL5.5 boot fail with IDE controller enabled on Cobia
RHEL5.5 boot fail with IDE controller enabled on Cobia
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Prarit Bhargava
Red Hat Kernel QE team
: OtherQA
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Blocks: 543222
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Reported: 2010-07-25 22:49 EDT by Harry
Modified: 2011-01-13 16:45 EST (History)
7 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-01-13 16:45:01 EST
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bug_fix_patch (663 bytes, patch)
2010-07-25 22:53 EDT, Harry
no flags Details | Diff
RHEL6 fix for this issue (1.14 KB, patch)
2010-07-30 11:31 EDT, Prarit Bhargava
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Harry 2010-07-25 22:49:00 EDT
Description of problem:
RHEL5.5 will fail to boot up on Cobia if IDE controller is enabled in BIOS and plug in a SATA HDD on port 5.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable IDE controller in BIOS on Cobia
2. Plug-in a SATA HDD on SATA port 5
3. Boot RHEL5.5
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
This is a IDE driver issue. The autotune operation cause the hang and this is not necessary on Hudson southbridge.
Comment 1 Harry 2010-07-25 22:53:29 EDT
Created attachment 434316 [details]

The patch disable autotune operation on Hudson chipset.
Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2010-07-30 11:31:02 EDT
Thanks Harry.  Patch sent for internal review.

Comment 3 Prarit Bhargava 2010-07-30 11:31:41 EDT
Created attachment 435586 [details]
RHEL6 fix for this issue
Comment 4 Prarit Bhargava 2010-07-30 11:32:15 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> Created an attachment (id=435586) [details]
> RHEL6 fix for this issue    

Oops ... should be "RHEL5" fix for this issue.

Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-07-30 11:49:42 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 7 Jarod Wilson 2010-08-10 20:13:22 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-211.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5

Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.
Comment 9 Chris Ward 2010-11-09 08:29:07 EST
~~ Attention Customers and Partners - RHEL 5.6 Public Beta is now available on RHN ~~

A fix for this 'OtherQA' BZ should be present and testable in the release. 

If this Bugzilla is verified as resolved, please update the Verified field above with an appropriate value and include a summary of the testing executed and the results obtained.

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Comment 10 Shane Huang 2010-11-15 02:19:54 EST
Verified ok with kernel-2.6.18-231.el5.x86_64.rpm, thanks
Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-13 16:45:01 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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