Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 62128
Installer hangs when loading aic7xxx module
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:41:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
When trying to use either the graphical installation or the verifymedia
functions in the 7.3 beta install, the installer hangs during booting which
trying to load the aic7xxx module.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot off 7.3 beta CD on Lancewood motherboard
2.Start any option (verifymedia, graphical install ...)
3.Hang while loading aic7xxx modules
Actual Results: Installer hangs while loading aic7xxx module
Expected Results: Installer should load module and proceed with installation
This has been a problem since 7.2 I believe, but I am unable to find the
bugzilla reference to the previous problem. This really needs to be fixed.
Is this a 440GX based board?
Yes, it is a 440GX. What information would you need to fix this? I have contacts
at Intel that might be more cooperative than what seems to be the case so far.
I believe this is a kernel issue, reassigning.
Well this is a bios issue.
/me goes to check if all the "Intel can't write proper bioses" workarounds are
still in place. Can you attach the output of the dmidecode program (part of the
I have the same problem with an Asus P2L97S Motherboard. It worked with the Beta
1 of Redhat 7.3 but it doesn't work with the 7.3 Valhalla :-(
this is fixed in errata kernels and in RHL9