Bug 62661 - Installer hangs sometime after "Choose Language" menu: 430 HX SMP single-processor board
Summary: Installer hangs sometime after "Choose Language" menu: 430 HX SMP single-proc...
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-04-03 21:59 UTC by Mike
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:41 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:48:40 UTC
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Description Mike 2002-04-03 21:59:22 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98)

Description of problem:
The installer hangs on a 430 HX board with a single AMD K6/2 300mhz processor 
during boot.  Characteristics of the stall are as follows:
Numlock/capslock doesn't work
The time between boot and crash is usually the same, i.e. the faster you work 
the further you get through the install.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Insert disk
2.Boot computer

Actual Results:  The computer booted, I chose the text-only install (have also 
tried graphical install) I got to the screen where you choose the language and 
then the computer froze.

Expected Results:  I *should* have completed the install ;)

Additional info:

This might be related to some sort of SMP bug I heard about.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-04-05 19:28:50 UTC
Ermm, K6/2s in an SMP motherboard definitely isn't anything approaching a
supported hardware configuration by anyone.  But does it do better if you boot
with 'linux apic'?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-04-25 21:21:41 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.

Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-05-23 16:52:17 UTC
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional comments to add
to this bug.

Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:48:40 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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