Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 648169
Cannot boot 2.6.35.x SMP guests
Last modified: 2013-01-09 18:18:01 EST
Created attachment 456709 [details]
This UP guest reaches shell
Description of problem:
Fedora 14 host boots 2.6.35 SMP guests but the boot process does not reach a shell. The console echoes characters.
This is on AMD Phenom II X4, Fedora x86_64, x86_64 SMP guests.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create an SMP guest, 2 CPUs, 1024MB RAM.
2. Guest uses a 2.6.35 kernel: Fedora 14, Ubuntu 10.10
3. Run guest
Kernel boots, console logs messages but the process gets stuck halfway and
I do not get a shell. The console echoes characters
Boots to shell or desktop
I have a UP Ubuntu Server 10.10 guest that successfully boots to shell.
I have a UP Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 guest that intermittently reaches the graphical desktop.
The Fedora 14 Beta Install DVD does not reach anaconda.
Created attachment 456710 [details]
Guest UP or SMP does not reach graphical desktop
An older kernel 2.6.32.x (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) successfully boots SMP to graphical desktop.
F14 is end-of-life now. If anyone is still affected by this bug with newer
qemu versions (fedora 16 or 17), please reopen this report.